MyHeritage Ancestry Shutters Health Offering, Raising Questions About Future of Consumer Genomics Premium The decision comes amid a general slowdown in the market, yet also showcases the continued appeal of ancestry-related applications. Ancestry Rolls Out Sequencing-Based Health Offering Focused on Common Conditions Premium The next iteration of Ancestry's Health experience seeks to provide customers with actionable information about certain commonly inherited health conditions. Finland's Negen Introduces Pharmacogenomics Panel for COVID-19 Therapies The Helsinki-based firm is making its panel available for free to people who already have been genotyped by consumer genomics services or biobanks. Forensic Genomics Market Advances Due to Consumer Databases, Technology Innovation Premium As 2020 dawns, forensic genomics is poised for growth as companies aim to harness the power of consumer databases coupled with advances in sequencing. Crowdsourced Genomic Resource DNA.Land to Relaunch as Company As part of the shift, DNA.Land, which was run as an academic research project, will delete all data by the end of the month and ask customers to resubmit it. Sep 9, 2019 MyHeritage Acquires Promethease, SNPedia Owner Rover Road Bio Breaking News Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.