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2 lawsuits allege doctors used their own sperm in fertility treatments without patients’ consent. The families involved say their memories ‘are forever tainted.’

Two civil lawsuits filed Wednesday allege that doctors used their own sperm in fertility treatments without their patients’ knowledge. The families involved say they found out when their now adult children used home DNA-testing kits that they weren’t the products of healthy anonymous sperm, as they believed. The cases shed […]
2 lawsuits allege doctors used their own sperm in fertility treatments without patients’ consent. The families involved say their memories ‘are forever tainted.’
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Elizabeth Warren’s Native American heritage has become a major source of contention for the 2020 presidential candidate. Here’s everything you need to know.

Political opponents and critics have seized on Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s claim that she is Native American for years. Even after the released of DNA test results that indicated Native American ancestry, Warren has been targeted by figures like President Donald Trump, who still rejects Warren’s claim. In her first stop […]
Elizabeth Warren’s Native American heritage has become a major source of contention for the 2020 presidential candidate. Here’s everything you need to know.
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Elizabeth Warren says a DNA test proves she has a Native American ancestor, but it’s not that simple. Here’s what the results really show.

Senator Elizabeth Warren released DNA test results Monday showing that she probably has some Native American heritage. A geneticist at Stanford University who analysed Warren’s DNA said he has “very high confidence” in the test results. DNA tests can’t tell you anything about your ancestry with 100% certainty. Here’s what […]
Elizabeth Warren says a DNA test proves she has a Native American ancestor, but it’s not that simple. Here’s what the results really show.
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‘Inappropriate and wrong’: Cherokee Nation official throws cold water on Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test of Native American heritage

A Cherokee Nation official rebuked Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts after a DNA test report published Monday asserted there is evidence to “strongly support” Warren’s claim to have Native American ancestors. Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. called the test cited by Warren’s report “useless” in determining […]
‘Inappropriate and wrong’: Cherokee Nation official throws cold water on Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test of Native American heritage
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A 23andMe competitor is teaming up with genetic research powerhouses in a nationwide population health study to see if certain diseases like cancer can be prevented

Colour Genomics on Tuesday announced a partnership with several universities for a nationwide study of genetics and health. It will serve as one of the three genome centres in the “All of Us” research program. Colour will be responsible for analysing and reporting genomic data for a set of genes […]
A 23andMe competitor is teaming up with genetic research powerhouses in a nationwide population health study to see if certain diseases like cancer can be prevented
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