23 & Meow.
A new study suggests that as our knowledge of genetics expands, these initial results sometimes need to be revised.
Under new voluntary protocols, these companies will obtain separate consent from users before sharing personal information and genetic data with other businesses.
The company blamed the error on their third-party delivery service, but did not disclose whether they would continue to employ it.
Consumer DNA testing is going to the dogs.
23andme is also pushing back against Ancestry.com’s trademark of the word “Ancestry.”
The pitch was a skin-care routine designed especially to give me the skin I was “born to have.” The reality was decidedly more itchy, flaky, and red.
I’m not sure I found out anything especially useful. And I am fairly certain that poor Avalanche would agree it wasn’t worth the hassle.
Well, that doesn't instil much faith.
“We’re limiting ourselves by mostly studying people from Europe.”
The announcement comes at a time when India’s massive, nationwide biometric data collection programme is under scrutiny.
CEO Anne Wojcicki has argued that home DNA test customers don’t need experts to help them interpret genetic health risk reports.
When Rowlette first got her results back, more than three decades later, she thought there must be some kind of error.
The country’s small size and high-tech abilities make it the ideal place to try and launch such an initiative.
This may be the largest DNA hunt in history.
The new health risk reports are likely just the first of many cancer risk tests that 23andMe will roll out in the future.