November 25, 2013 2:07 pm
The Google Inc.-backed DNA analysis company was told by U.S. regulators to halt sales of its main product because it’s being sold without marketing clearance or approval.
November 21, 2013 7:40 pm
Native Americans have closer genetic ties to people in Eurasia, the Middle East and Europe than previously believed, according to new research on a 24,000-year-old human bone.
November 20, 2013 3:04 pm
Two devices aid in screening and diagnosis of cystic fibrosis.
November 12, 2013 2:44 pm
People suffering from depression may be aging faster than other people, according to a new study from the Netherlands.
November 4, 2013 2:14 pm
Wonder what’s going on inside your microbiome? Artist Ben Arthur gives NPR an illustrated tour.
October 18, 2013 2:34 pm
The cost and accuracy of genome sequencing have improved dramatically.George Church asks why so few people are opting to inspect their genome.
October 14, 2013 6:26 pm
A group of European parliamentarians has criticised UK proposals to legislate for mitochondrial replacement therapy (reported in BioNews 711), calling it ‘a eugenic practice’.
October 7, 2013 6:54 pm
Little Amelia Sloan is a pioneer: Shortly after her birth, scientists took drops of the healthy baby’s blood to map her genetic code.
October 3, 2013 6:50 pm
A U.S. patent awarded to 23andMe covers a system for using DNA analysis to boost the odds of having a child with particular traits, such as blue eyes or athletic ability.
September 18, 2013 4:55 pm
Genes for strong muscle fibers and for meat-eating appear narrowly shared, researchers reported, among species as distinct as the African lion and Asia’s snow leopard.