23andMe Slashes 14% Of Workforce Amid Slump In DNA Testing Market23andMe, the Sunnyvale-based at-home DNA testing company, is laying off 100 people, or about 14% of its workforce.
Rapid DNA Company Used To ID California Wildfire Victims Under ScrutinyTexas officials are raising concerns over Rapid DNA analysis that has been used to identify wildfire victims in Northern California and verify family connections on the U.S.-Mexico border.
NY Times Calls for DNA Test to Exonerate Death Row InmateA new report is intensifying the push to give a death row inmate who has been sitting in San Quentin for decades a new DNA test.
Quadruplets Put DNA Heritage Companies To The TestDo you ever wonder where you came from? A growing number of DNA ancestry companies now promise to reveal your true ethnic origin
California Lawmaker Seeks To Expand DNA Gathering, Restrict Early ParoleThe measure would roll back criminal justice reforms implemented through voter-backed Proposition 47 in 2014 and Proposition 57 in 2016.
Trump Signs Bipartisan Bill For Faster DNA Testing To Solve CrimesPresident Donald Trump has signed legislation aimed at helping law enforcement agencies perform real-time DNA testing to speed up justice.
Golden Chinscher? 'Who's Your Daddy' DNA Tests Results Yield Most Creative Canine Breeds EverA quarter of the dogs taken in by one California animal shelter look like Chihuahuas. So how do you make a pet stand out when it's similar to so many other dogs at the shelter? Check the DNA and call it a Chihuahuadoodle.
9th Circuit Court To Consider California DNA Collection LawAn appeals court panel will consider the constitutionality of California's mandatory collection of DNA samples from everybody arrested in the state.
Google-Backed Genetic Testing Company 23andMe Faces Class Action LawsuitGenetic 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.
Bay Area Company's $99 DNA Test Sparks Healthcare RevolutionFor $99, and a little bit of spit, a Bay Area company is providing a health care revolution. The revolution comes in the form of a test that arrives at your home in a little box.
San Francisco Excelsior District Fire Victims Difficult To IdentifyIt could take weeks to identify the two elderly men who died in a fire at a debris-filled home in San Francisco’s Excelsior District last Friday, according to the medical examiner’s office.