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Genetic groove: Your DNA profile as a unique song

The IDNAtity app translates your genetic markers into a unique theme song.

By Aug. 26, 2013


DNA analysis uncovers genetic errors behind 12 major cancers

Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis say it may someday be possible to perform a single test to screen for a wide range of cancer types.

By Oct. 16, 2013


FDA approves bionic eye for adults with rare genetic disease

The Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System includes an eyeglass-mounted camera, a portable video processing unit, and an array of electrodes implanted onto the retina to allow the patient to detect light and dark.

By Feb. 14, 2013


Are math skills genetic?

Research from Johns Hopkins University suggests that some people are naturally good at math, whereas others may never be.

By Aug. 14, 2011


New lab-on-a-chip genetic analysis resembles pinball

University of British Columbia researchers invent a silicone chip they say could revolutionize genetic analysis by allowing individual cells to fall into place like balls in a pinball machine.

By Jul. 26, 2011


Phylo, a game that helps map genetic code

Using a SETI-at-home-like distributed-processing system and a challenging puzzle game, researchers at McGill University are hoping to use human brainpower to map genetic codes.

By Nov. 30, 2010


IBM Research jumps into genetic sequencing

Big Blue hopes its electronic automation technology will give people and their doctors individual genetic records for less than $1,000.

By Oct. 5, 2009


How to create a genetic diary

DNA Direct wants to give people an easy way to know what types of genes are affecting their health and future.

By May. 25, 2007


Genetic-testing start-ups asked to stop selling in Calif.

The California Department of Public Health sends cease and desist letters to 13 companies, including Navigenics and 23andMe, co-founded by Anne Wojcicki, wife of Google's Sergey Brin.

By Jun. 17, 2008


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