Inspired by the financial problems at TruGenetics and DeCode, a guest post at Genetic Future from Genomics Law Report's Daniel Vorhaus and Lawrence Moore discusses what happens when a direct-to-consumer genomics company goes out of business. In particular, they take a look at the company's privacy and confidentiality policies.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

University of California, San Diego, researchers have developed a gene drive to control a fruit-destroying fly.

A new study of a β-thalassemia gene therapy appears promising, according to NPR.

In Nature this week: hair color genes, hybridization between 13-year and 17-year cicadas, and more.

Futurism writes that gene doping could be the next generation of cheating in sports.