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    In the context of population screening technologies, the identification of risk has potentially huge implications for the possible creation of risky populations. Following the notions of the ‘clinical ice- berg’ (Last, 1963) and the ‘symptom iceberg’ (Hannay, 1979), we conceptualise the emergence of genetically risky subjects as the creation of a potential genetic iceberg . That is to say there is a pyramid of potential pathology (or potential future manifestation of disease) that lies beneath t…Read more