Tagged With Microbiome

Everything we know about uBiome, the startup that convinced Silicon Valley that testing poop was worth $600 million, and then saw its top leaders depart amid an FBI investigation


uBiome convinced Silicon Valley that testing poop was worth $600 million. Then the FBI came knocking. Here’s the inside story.


uBiome's founder repeatedly presented herself as years younger than she was, in the latest sign of trouble at the embattled $600 million poop-testing startup



Dispensed: Troubles at uBiome, pharma giant Merck's plan to upend the $20 billion HIV market, and why insurers are starting to embrace brands like SmileDirectClub


Customer complaints show $600 million health startup uBiome has been surprising patients and insurers with bills for years


A microbiome-testing company that has raised $105 million has suspended its two main tests and put its co-CEOs on leave following an FBI raid



Microbiome-testing company uBiome has placed its founders on leave following an FBI raid


The FBI reportedly just raided microbiome-testing startup uBiome as part of an investigation into improper billing


Bill Gates says a diet 'breakthrough' based on the microbes crawling in your gut could help the world's waistlines


Why you never really die: A microbiologist explains all the ways the body lives on, and why we don't decay until we're dead


Scientists want to build a doomsday vault of germs that could one day help save humanity


I tried a test from troubled poop-testing startup uBiome that let me peek inside a 'forgotten organ.' Here's what I learned.



A startup that's helping us better understand the bugs that live in us just raised $83 million to start developing treatments for diseases like cancer


Forget Mars, there could be life on Venus


We're learning more about why one type of carb is so good for you


There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have



Your kitchen sponge is even grosser than you thought -- here's how often you should replace it


I 'showered' in bacteria for a week, and it totally changed my definition of clean


Meet the young women unlocking new ways to treat diseases and shaping the future of medicine


A growing threat could kill 10 million people by 2050, but one company thinks it can stop it