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Embark Uncovers Why Dogs Have Blue Eyes

Embark Uncovers Why Dogs Have Blue Eyes

October 11, 2018

Embark has published its first scientific research, which conveys the company’s commitment to ending all preventable diseases in dogs. The project, which is the biggest initiative of its kind to date, was launched to answer why some dogs have blue eyes. Learn more about this exciting genome-wide association study in this article.

Ancestry Faces Backlash Over Updated System For Ethnicity Estimates

Ancestry Faces Backlash Over Updated System For Ethnicity Estimates

September 21, 2018

Ancestry recently updated its algorithm in an effort to provide more precise ethnicity estimates. While it seems that the majority of users are satisfied with the changes, some customers are disappointed in the DNA testing giant. Read our report to learn more about the backlash Ancestry is currently facing.

Ancestry Now Offers More Precise Ethnicity Estimates

Ancestry Now Offers More Precise Ethnicity Estimates Than Ever

September 19, 2018

Ancestry, the leader in the field of genetic genealogy, has turned its 30-year experience into actionable data that will provide its existing and future users with much more precise ethnic estimates. Read all about this major algorithm update here and learn how to connect with your true genetic roots anywhere in the world.

MyHeritage Now Supports 23andMe v5 And Living DNA Uploads

MyHeritage Now Supports 23andMe v5 And Living DNA Uploads

September 14, 2018

MyHeritage’s free upload service just got an upgrade. As of September 12, 2018, users can upload tests based on the Global Screening Array chip, including 23andMe v5 and Living DNA tests. By uploading their DNA data now, users get to enjoy full access to multiple exciting MyHeritage features free of charge. Find out more in our detailed report.

23andMe No Longer Lets App Devs

23andMe No Longer Lets App Devs Read Your DNA Data

August 28, 2018

23andMe is severely limiting access to its rich database by disabling its API (application programming interface). This move will have great repercussions on dozens of app developers currently using the data to work on their software. Read all about this decision and find out what the company’s representatives had to say about it.

23andMe Introduces New African And East Asian Regions

23andMe Introduces New African And East Asian Regions

August 23, 2018

23andMe has rolled out a new update designed to enrich its Ancestry Composition report regarding regions in Africa and East Asia. Read this post to learn all about this impressive new addition and what it means for users with ancestry roots in those regions.

Best DNA Black Friday Deals For 2018

August 21, 2018

DNA testing providers have been busy this holiday season, coming up with Black Friday deals that are impossible to resist. We have collected the absolute best DNA Black Friday deals for 2018, so you can have all the greatest discounts and special deals on at-home DNA tests in one place.

How DNA Testing Can Prevent You From Getting Insurance

How DNA Testing Can Prevent You From Getting Insurance

August 14, 2018

Insurance companies have always been looking for ways to cut their costs and risks. Now, the increasingly popular at-home DNA tests are offering them the perfect way to avoid providing coverage to those who may need it the most. Discover how insurers can use your DNA test results to deny coverage or charge more and how to prevent this from happening.

23andMe Implementing New Privacy Guidelines

23andMe Implementing New Privacy Guidelines

August 13, 2018

23andMe’s recently signed deal with GlaxoSmithKline has prompted the DNA testing company to introduce new rules on the collection, retention, sharing, and use of consumers’ genetic data. Discover what these new privacy rules entail and how they affect the users’ right to decide how their genetic information is handled and shared with third parties.

23andMe And GSK Sign Agreement To Use Genetic Insights

Exclusive Details About 23andMe’s Partnership with GSK

July 30, 2018

23andMe and GSK signed a 4-year deal to combine their respective assets in order to identify novel drug targets, enable faster progression of clinical programs, and tackle new subsets of diseases. 23andMe welcomes all customers who’d like to participate in future research projects. Read more about this exciting collaboration in this article.

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