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Correction: 23andMe ceases health analysis for new customers

A previous version of this article incorrectly reported that 23andMe had suspended sales of the genetic testing kits. Sales of the kits continues, but 23andMe will not offer analysis of genetic health information for customers who purchase the kits after November 22.

By Dec. 5, 2013


23andMe stops giving health analysis to new customers

Google-backed startup halts results in compliance with FDA demands but will continue to provide health-related information to customers who purchased the kits before the order was issued.

By Dec. 5, 2013


23andMe halts advertising amid FDA demands

People can still buy the genetic-testing startup's popular at-home testing kits, but they won't see any marketing for these products.

By Dec. 2, 2013


23andMe defies FDA order to halt DNA testing

23andMe continues to sell its genetic sequencing tests despite a government order to stop.

By Nov. 25, 2013


23andMe named best 2008 invention

Time Magazine names the Tesla Roadster, Hulu.com, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, and Large Hadron Collider runners-up to the consumer DNA service.

By Oct. 30, 2008


23andMe demo at D6: People pay for this?

Some do, and some won't have to: New service opens up 23andMe data to grant-based and ad-hoc researchers.

By May. 29, 2008


23andMe launches breast cancer networking project

Genetic-test start-up will reach out to participants affected by breast cancer or genetically at risk for it. Company mum on whether established research groups will take part.

By Oct. 2, 2008


Google co-founder Sergey Brin and wife reportedly split up

Known as one of the country's top philanthropic duos, the Silicon Valley power couple has allegedly decided to live apart.

By Aug. 28, 2013


The 404 1,392: Where we're fuzzy on the science (podcast)

On today's show, we'll tell you about the battle between FDA and 23andMe, how to pay for anonymous medical advice with Bitcoins, the fluid grammatical changes brought on by online messaging, and a Pepsi challenge with Monster audio cables.

By Nov. 26, 2013