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Long-lost siblings have emotional reunion after 23andMe kit brought them together 34 years after they were abandoned in South Korea

Long-lost siblings have emotional reunion after 23andMe kit brought them together 34 years after they were abandoned in South Korea

24 days ago   |     |   2 articles

Justin Kragt and Renee Alanko were two and four years old respectively when they were abandoned at different locations in Seoul, South Korea in 1984. Officials did not realize...
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The new biography from Steve Jobs' daughter offers more proof that Silicon Valley is like a small town

The new biography from Steve Jobs' daughter offers more proof that Silicon Valley is like a small town

1 month ago   |     |   3 articles

Joi Ito The new biography from Lisa Brennan-Jobs, the daughter of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, illustrates just how closely knit Silicon Valley can be. Brennan-Jobs' high school...
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Akouos, a biotech startup that's trying to tackle a $750 billion global problem, just announced it's raised a new funding round

Akouos, a biotech startup that's trying to tackle a $750 billion global problem, just announced it's raised a new funding round

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Shutterstock Boston-based biotech startup Akouos is the first of its kind to use gene therapy to tackle genetic-based hearing disorders. The company announced $50 million in...
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Is marrying your cousin actually dangerous?

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Do babies born between two cousins actually have a higher chance of having birth defects? Understanding basic genetic principles will help with this question. Following is a...
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DNA-testing company 23andMe signed a $300 million deal with a drug giant. Here are the other private ‘third parties' that genetics companies share your data with

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DNA-testing company 23andMe made headlines last week when it announced that it would share consumers' anonymized genetic data with pharmaceutical giant...
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A collaboration between Google's secretive life-extension spinoff and popular genetics company Ancestry has quietly ended

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Hollis Johnson Genetics testing company 23andMe made headlines last week when it announced it would share consumers' anonymized genetic data with pharmaceutical giant...
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The wildly popular e-cig startup Juul is valued at $15 billion, but it faces a growing backlash of lawsuits and investigations

The wildly popular e-cig startup Juul is valued at $15 billion, but it faces a growing backlash of lawsuits and investigations

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Pax Labs For a slim device that looks like a USB stick, the Juul e-cig packs a powerful punch. But despite the skyrocketing popularity of its devices, Juul Labs - which was...
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Here's the email 23andMe sent its customers after GSK bought a $300 million stake in the company

Here's the email 23andMe sent its customers after GSK bought a $300 million stake in the company

2 monthes ago   |     |   2 articles

Kimberly White/Getty 23andMe on Wednesday announced a partnership with pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline to develop new treatments for diseases including Parkinson's disease, in...
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DNA testing company 23andMe has signed a $300 million deal with a drug giant - here's how to delete your data if that freaks you out

2 monthes ago   |     |   2 articles

Hollis Johnson Popular DNA testing companies like Ancestry and 23andMe can - and frequently do - sell your data to drug makers . On Wednesday, pharmaceutical giant...
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Why GSK just made a $300 million bet on 23andMe's approach to finding new medicines

Why GSK just made a $300 million bet on 23andMe's approach to finding new medicines

2 monthes ago   |     |   2 articles

Getty Images/Kimberly White Consumer genetics company 23andMe is teaming up with UK drug giant GlaxoSmithKline to develop new drugs. As part of the four-year collaboration, GSK...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen has died at 65 after a battle with cancer. A... Read more ...

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Leaders in Silicon Valley, entertainment, and professional sports are remembering Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, who died after a battle with cancer at 65

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Paul Allen, the cofounder of Microsoft and billionaire philanthropist, died Monday afternoon after battling non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The 65-year-old... Read more ...