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DTC genetic testing

In a Twitter message dated Dec. 4, the company said it is suspending its US operations for the time being "due to an unexpected adverse financing situation."

PWNHealth will enable Stratify to offer its Prompt Personal Genetic Score prostate cancer genetic risk test directly to consumers with medical oversight.

Decade of DTC

Gizmodo looks over the past decade of consumer DNA testing to find the field to be lacking.

Veritas' offerings include the myGenome Standard whole-genome sequencing service, as well as the myGenome Premium and myGenome Diagnostic services.

Two researchers have uncovered ways that users of genetic genealogy sites could be susceptible to "genetic hacking."

The Meaning?

A genetic counselor tells the Toronto Star that she's seen more and more individuals who don't know what to do with their consumer genetic testing results.

Dunno Whose It Is

According to Wired, Nebula Genomics is providing a way for people to get their genomes sequenced anonymously.

A 26-year-old woman tells Cosmopolitan about learning her APOE status at a young age.

Former Orig3n employees raise concerns about its testing at Bloomberg Businessweek.

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.

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Forensic genetic firm Verogen has bought the genetic genealogy site GEDmatch.

Researchers have 3D-printed plastic bunnies that encase the information needed to make more such bunnies in DNA, according to Discover magazine.

Dan Rather, the former CBS Evening News anchor and executive producer of a new documentary, writes at the Guardian that everyone needs to know about CRISPR.

In PNAS this week: analysis of FOXA1 upregulation in ER-positive breast cancer, gene editing to correct recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, and more.