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The cheek is in the mail: Ancestry launches DNA testing

Build your family tree by sending in your DNA.

By Oct. 29, 2007


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


Google names best Android apps of 2012

In Google's list of best apps for 2012, the company mentions some expected big hitters, as well as a few niche titles out of left field.

By Dec. 27, 2012


Episode 34: The MacBook Pro rocks and rolls!

In this week's episode, we manhandle a MacBook, let some San Franciscans try out the LG Optimus G Pro, and explore the newest ways you can find out all the stuff about your body you never wanted to know.

By Apr. 9, 2013


DNA helps link Obama and Senator-elect Brown

In 2008, Obama was linked to seven former U.S. presidents, including both Bushes. Now he's linked to the very man who removed his filibuster-proof majority in the Senate.

By Jan. 29, 2010


Google reveals best Android apps of 2012

Google has put together a list of its best Android apps of the year, in no particular order.

By Dec. 27, 2012


Language 'time machine' a Rosetta stone for lost tongues

In an attempt to preserve endangered languages, UC Berkeley scientists create a computer program that reconstructs ancient tongues using their modern descendants.

By Feb. 12, 2013


Has anybody seen my gene?

Personal gene-mapping services are cropping up at a surprising rate.

By Mar. 5, 2008


Cease-and-desist notices sent to DNA testing labs

California's Department of Public Health issues cease-and-desist notices to 13 DNA testing centers that sell self-administered testing, including Google-backed 23andMe.

By Jun. 17, 2008


Ancestry.com adds DNA genealogy to the mix...dare I peek?

Genealogy site announces plans to add DNA digging to its mix of ancestral-sleuthing tools.

By Jun. 18, 2007