Tagged With Genetics

The reason some people go grey in their 20s, according to a dermatologist


From suicide prevention to genetic testing, there's a widening disconnect between Silicon Valley health tech and outside experts who see red flags


We'll be eating the first Crispr'd foods within 5 years, according to a geneticist who helped invent the blockbuster gene-editing tool



A Silicon Valley startup just launched a DNA-based health test that could be a big competitor to 23andMe


A 71-year-old woman who described childbirth as 'a tickle' feels almost no pain or anxiety


The CEO of Silicon Valley's favourite meal-replacement startup shares why he thinks the tide is shifting on genetic engineering



Getting pregnant while taking contraception could be beyond your control if you have a certain gene


5 Brits predicted their heritage before taking DNA tests — the results were pretty surprising


Some people may lack a 'brake' in their brains that stops them drinking too much


Swiss drug giant Roche reportedly readies to buy the biotech behind the first FDA-approved gene therapy and the priciest medicine in the US


After you spit into a tube for a DNA test like 23andMe, experts say you shouldn't assume your data will stay private forever


Bill and Melinda Gates shined a spotlight on at-home DNA tests like 23andMe, calling them one of last year's biggest surprises



Binge drinking could change our genes and make us want to drink more, according to research


A genetic testing company you've never heard of could become a household name as it takes on 23andMe


Pharma giant Eli Lilly just made an $8 billion bet on a cutting-edge scientific approach that uses DNA to treat cancer


Genetic testing is the future of healthcare, but many experts say companies like 23andMe are doing more harm than good



New research shows acne could be caused by your genes and the shape of your hair follicles


A tiny startup wants to pay you for your DNA, and it could lead to the next wave of medical innovation


10 diseases and illness that can be hereditary


Google's life-extension spinoff teamed up with Ancestry to study 54 million family trees — and learned that a surprising factor helps determine how long we live