The Switch

Using a 23andMe test, a genealogy enthusiast discovered that her daughter, who was conceived through the help of artificial insemination, was not related to her husband, as they had thought, according to CeCe Moore, a genetic genealogist, writing at the blog Your Genetic Genealogist. Instead, the former receptionist — and a confessed kidnapper — at the fertility clinic was.

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A federal grand jury has indicted Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh Balwani for alleged wire fraud in conjunction with their activities at Theranos.

Nature News reports that some developers are nervous about GitHub's acquisition by Microsoft.

A direct-to-consumer genetic testing company sent out used spit kits, CNBC reports.

In PLOS this week: comparison of commercial bisulfite kits, new method to predict essential proteins, and more