The 'Respiragene' genetic test, which claims to identify individuals at high genetic risk for lung cancer, has been criticised as "bad science" by geneticists. An investigation by GeneWatch uncovered a signed research contract between British American Tobacco (BAT) and Respiragene's Director, Dr Rob Young, at Auckland University. However, Dr Young has informed us that this contract was cancelled and no funds were used. Read the New York Times report.

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