Blackstone, which says it will not have access to people's data, acquired the genealogy and home DNA testing company from a group of other investment firms.
Scientists are envisioning a future of flowers that glow like alien flora, and just took a big step forward with the brightest glowing plants ever genetically engineered.
The trial, which seeks to restore vision in people with a genetic mutation, marks the first time that DNA-editing viruses have been injected directly into a live person.
“They’re incredibly cute little animals and are really more like a gecko walking around than a shark.”
Scientists have developed a way to encode complex information, like a Bitcoin wallet password or medical information, in 3D printed everyday objects using the building blocks of life.
In 2017, CBC tests found that Subway's oven roasted chicken contained just 53.6% chicken DNA, and its chicken strips just 42.8%.
It's increasingly complicated to untangle the potential for public health advances from a moralistic marketing scheme.
Lithoredo abatanica, a very weird shipworm found in a river in the Philippines, represents both a new species and genus.
Polygenic scores were nearly five times less accurate for people of African descent than people of European descent, a new study has found.
The popular platform Family Tree DNA is piggybacking forensics' use of genealogy databases to sell its product.
New research suggests that people with an uncommon genetic variant break down the hormones in birth control too quickly—which could put them at risk of unintended pregnancy.
Linda Ann O'Keefe's family thought they would never find her killer. Decades later, police have arrested a suspect based on DNA match on a public genealogy site.