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The New York-based multinational investment company will acquire Ancestry from current stakeholders Silver Lake, Spectrum Equity, Permira, and others.

The next iteration of Ancestry's Health experience seeks to provide customers with actionable information about certain commonly inherited health conditions.

Minnesota police have used genetic genealogy to make an arrest in a 1986 cold case, reports NBC News.

According to Buzzfeed News, hackers have targeted users of two genetic genealogy sites.

Using historical records and genetic data from consented 23andMe customers and others, researchers provided new insights about slavery in the Americas.

The Los Angeles Times reports Joseph James DeAngelo is expected to plead guilty in a case that identified him as a suspect through genetic genealogy.

Swedish investigators have used genetic genealogy to make an arrest in a double-murder cold case, according to the Local Sweden.

Data collected from volunteers will be used in a genome-wide association study to better understand COVID-19.

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.

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A genetic genealogy analysis helped secure the release of a California man from prison after getting his murder conviction overturned, the Guardian reports.


A study of families explores how children transmit SARS-CoV-2, according to the Associated Press.

US Agricultural Research Service scientists have sequenced the genome of the Asian giant hornet.

According to the Economist, pooled testing for COVID-19 could help alleviate strains on testing labs.

In Science this week: MIT researchers outline approach dubbed translatable components regression to predict treatment response among IBD patients.