Lifestyle

The golden age of at-home genetic testing may be over — but it’s still a critical part of one of the biggest trends in how people will be travelling in 2020

Sales are slowing for leading direct-to-consumer genetics testing sites AncestryDNA and 23andMe, Business Insider’s Lydia Ramsey reported. Despite sales projections for genetics testing companies, ancestry tourism is still booming. In 2018 and 2019, major hospitality brands including Airbnb and Cunard entered the ancestry travel space, offering trips and recommendations based […]
The golden age of at-home genetic testing may be over — but it’s still a critical part of one of the biggest trends in how people will be travelling in 2020
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A smiley-face text message about hiking the price of an old drug is at the center of a massive lawsuit being brought against nearly 20 big drug companies

Three drugmakers are being accused in a large federal lawsuit of working together to hike the price of a decades-old generic antifungal medication. The complaint alleges that rival companies shared information about price increases by way of phone calls and text messages, resulting in the drug’s price doubling. Communications between […]
A smiley-face text message about hiking the price of an old drug is at the center of a massive lawsuit being brought against nearly 20 big drug companies
Lifestyle

Here are the most common ancestries in every US state

Americans come from everywhere, and every family has a story about where they come from. Self-reported ancestries in America include Italian, German, and Mexican heritage. Using Census Bureau data assembled by the Minnesota Population Center, we found the most common self-reported ancestry in every state. Americans come from all over […]
Here are the most common ancestries in every US state
Lifestyle

The surprising thing I learned from testing my DNA

So, as it turns out, I’m not Australian. Well, that’s not completely true. I was born here but my genetics tell another story. While my grandparents, like many other Australians, were born overseas — making me part-Kiwi and part-Irish — I always thought of myself as a “born and bred” […]
The surprising thing I learned from testing my DNA