23andMe, Ancestry and others agree to genetic privacy guidelines
They’ll obtain ‘express consent’ before sharing certain data.
The FDA just changed how it reviews genetic health risk tests
The agency will review companies, rather than individual products.
Navajo Nation may undo genetic research ban in hopes of better care
Tribe leaders are working on a new policy that would allow research and protect genetic material.
Color's breast and ovarian cancer DNA test is $99 through October
It screens for cancer-linked mutations of the 'BRCA1' and 'BRCA2' genes.
Researchers use encryption to keep patients’ DNA private
It allows scientists to study genetic mutations without revealing whole genomes.
Genes, germs and bacon: A look inside my own DNA
Genetic testing promises to make us healthier, but we might not be ready to give up our favorite foods.
23andMe given permission to offer some limited health reports
23andMe can now let you know if you're at risk of passing down conditions to any future children.
Supreme Court rules that naturally occurring DNA cannot be patented
In a plot twist straight out of Orphan Black, the Supreme Court has ruled that naturally occurring...
Oxford makes big push into Bigfoot research, enlists Swiss zoologists for DNA study
The search for Bigfoot continues and, no, that's not a nod to a very special episode of Unsolved M...