National Geographic As Consumer Genomics Market Cools, Providers Ponder Better Ways to Reach Customers Premium Some of the market's most influential voices, including Kári Stefánsson and Linda Avey, believe that consumer genomics is not on the way out but rather experiencing a period of transition. Analysis of NatGeo Genographic Project Data Reveals Complexity of US Population A genetic analysis based on more than 32,000 individuals living in the US traced the ancestry, historical migration, and other patterns present in populations around the country. NatGeo Discontinues Genographic Ancestry Kit Sales, Will Shutter Service by End of 2020 Premium NatGeo will continue to conduct research using its database, which includes data on roughly a million individuals. Controversial Ancestry Ad Reignites Discussion About Minorities and Consumer Genomics Consumer genomics companies have endeavored to reach out to minority communities with sometimes contentious results. Consumer Genomics Poised for Growth in 2019 as Providers Diversify Offerings Premium With ever more data in hand, providers are seeking to enhance their services, providing more detailed ancestry estimates while introducing new offerings around genetic traits and health. Aug 4, 2017 As Insitome Launches First App on Helix, Questions Remain About Impact on Ancestry Test Providers Premium Mar 13, 2017 Consumer Genomics App Developer Insitome Prepares for Q2 Launch via Helix Marketplace Premium Sep 29, 2016 Living DNA Claims New Test Can Break Down Customers' Ancestry to Regional Level Premium Mar 15, 2016 Consumer Startup Embark Veterinary to Debut Canine DNA Test Premium Aug 13, 2015 NatGeo Upgrades Genographic Consumer Genomics Service, Pledging Better Y, mtDNA Coverage Premium Jan 13, 2015 Consumer Genomics Market Should Pass 'Tipping Point' of 3 Million Samples Tested in 2015 Premium Feb 25, 2014 Questions Abound about 23andMe's Ancestry Testing Business at RootsTech Conference Premium Feb 18, 2014 At RootsTech, Consumer Genomics Players, Observers Discuss New Trends, Tools, and Chips Premium Feb 11, 2014 Q&A: NatGeo's Spencer Wells on Using Chip-based DNA Testing to Answer Age-old Questions Premium Jan 28, 2014 ScotlandsDNA Targeting UK, Irish Ancestry Testing Markets with New Array-based Services Premium Jan 7, 2014 DTC Developments, Luminex Dx Plans, Biobank Deals Topped Readers' Interests in 2013 Premium Jan 7, 2014 After Technology-driven 'Year of Inflection,' Consumer Genomics Industry Looks ahead to 2014 Premium Dec 3, 2013 Consumer Genomics Firm 23andMe Adopts Illumina's 24-Sample Format for New Custom Chip Premium Nov 12, 2013 Family Tree DNA Expands beyond Array-based Offerings with New Y Chromosome Sequencing Service Premium Oct 1, 2013 With Sequencing Ancestry Test Launch, Startup Full Genomes Enters Array-Dominated Market Premium Oct 1, 2013 Director of NatGeo Genographic Project Claims Consumer Genomics Has Become 'Mainstream' Premium Aug 27, 2013 Despite Some Interest Abroad, Array-Based Ancestry Testing Remains Concentrated in US Premium Aug 13, 2013 National Geographic Considering Move to New SNP Chip for Genographic Project Premium Jul 30, 2013 Illumina's Q2 Array Sales Rise 3 Percent on Demand for Infinium, BlueGnome Chips, Consumer Genetics Premium Jul 9, 2013 Ancestry.com Planning New Enhancements to AncestryDNA Service after 'Really Good' First Year Premium Load More Breaking News Children With Autism May Have Underdeveloped Gut Microbiomes, Metagenomic Analysis Finds Kiromic BioPharma Acquires InSilico Solutions Bio-Rad Laboratories, 10x Genomics Settle IP Lawsuits, Sign Global Cross-Licensing Agreement Scope Fluidics Obtains CE Mark for PCR-Based SARS-CoV-2 Panel MeMed COVID-19 Prognostic Test Receives CE Mark ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to Japan SLC The Scan Dropped Charges The US Justice Department has dropped visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers, according to the Wall Street Journal. More Kids The Associated Press says Moderna is expanding its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine study to included additional children and may include even younger children. PNAS Papers on Rat Clues to Human Migration, Thyroid Cancer, PolyG-DS In PNAS this week: ancient rat genome analysis gives hints to human migrations, WDR77 gene mutations in thyroid cancer, and more. Purnell Choppin Dies Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.