Family Tree DNA offers to trade privacy to catch criminals
Allowing the FBI access to your genetic data is now a selling point.
23andMe says gene report can detect the risk of type 2 diabetes
There are concerns about the test's accuracy and utility.
23andMe, Ancestry and others agree to genetic privacy guidelines
They’ll obtain ‘express consent’ before sharing certain data.
GSK to use 23andMe’s DNA library in drug development
The new partnership gives GSK access to a huge database of DNA information.
Police are using ancestry sites to track down more cold case suspects
Investigators are using GEDMatch, the site used to find the Golden State Killer.
California Rep. requests 23andMe to help reunite children with families
It's unclear whether the DNA-testing company will assist.
DNA is just another way we can’t opt out of data sharing
Your family tree might contain a few bad apples.
Investigators used online DNA databases to hunt Golden State Killer
They arrested the suspect, a former cop, on Tuesday.
FDA greenlights 23andMe's direct-to-consumer cancer risk test
You don't have to go through a doctor to understand your chances.