A 15-year-old boy from Wisconsin is healthy today because of the hard work of UCSF researchers who worked round the clock for 48 hours to save him and produced results that have the potential to save many more.
A new method to screen for cervical cancer that would allow women to skip the much-dreaded Pap smear has not yet gained universal acceptance and has instead created a debate over which screening method is preferable.
In 2012, a revolutionary new “DNA scissors” technology was discovered at UC Berkeley by Dr. Jennifer Doudna and since then, it has exploded in popularity. In 2012, a revolutionary new “DNA scissors” technology was discovered at UC Berkeley by Dr. Jennifer Doudna and since then, it has exploded in popularity. KCBS In Depth’s Jane McMillan talks with Dr. Doudna, the executive director of the University Of California’s Innovative Genomics Initiative (IGI), about how the technology works and its applications for the future.
In DNA testing by a conservation group, over 40 percent of seafood samples from California restaurants were not the fish that was on the menu, and that’s prompting the legislature to consider making labeling rules clearer.
A bill by a Berkeley Assemblywoman that would provide timeframes for testing rape kits and entering the information into a national DNA database was unanimously approved by an Assembly committee Tuesday.
A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld California’s law requiring people arrested for felonies to submit samples of their DNA to police.
Dating sites are getting more personalized to help you find ‘the one,’ using DNA testing to determine if a suitor is a genetically compatible match.
An 11-judge panel of a federal appeals court heard arguments in San Francisco Monday afternoon on a challenge to a California law that requires police to collect DNA from all felony suspects.
An appeals court panel will consider the constitutionality of California’s mandatory collection of DNA samples from everybody arrested in the state.
Genetic testing company 23andMe is facing a class action lawsuit alleging that the Silicon Valley startup misled customers with advertising for its personalized DNA test kit.