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The LunaDNA team.

A tiny startup wants to pay you for your DNA, and it could lead to the next wave of medical innovation

LunaDNA plans to give you stock in exchange for your genomic information. The idea is to build a big database to help medical researchers find new treatments.
Genevieve Purinton, left, reunites with her daughter, Connie Moultroup, right

An 88-year-old woman was reunited with her daughter 69 years after thinking her baby had died during childbirth

Genevieve Purinton, who lives in an assisted living home in Tampa, Florida, met her daughter, Connie Moultroup, for the first time on Monday.
Chinese scientist He Jiankui arrives to speak at the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing in Hong Kong on November 28, 2018.

The Chinese scientist who claims to have edited baby DNA is reportedly not under house arrest after all

Rogue scientist He Jiankui, the DNA genome scientist, is not being held under house arrest, according to the South China Morning Post.
Jennifer Doudna.

A Chinese researcher claims that the first gene-edited babies have been born, and scientists are disturbed

Chinese researcher He Jiankui claims he helped to create the world's first genetically edited babies, and many scientists are concerned.

Chinese researcher behind genetically edited babies is now under investigation and suspended without pay

Man behind world's first genetically edited human babies, has been suspended without pay since February.

Some of the most popular DNA kits are on sale right for Black Friday at their lowest prices ever — here’s a quick break down of each one

The most popular DNA Kits like AncestryDNA and 23andMe are on sale for Black Friday — some at their lowest price ever. Here are their differences.

I tried National Geographic’s next-generation ancestry test and was surprised by my results

The Genographic Project has been around since 2005 but recently switched over to Helix's next-generation sequencing platform. I wanted to try it.

I shipped my spit to AncestryDNA to see how much I could learn from my genes — and found out my family history is more complex than I thought

Here's what it's like to take AncestryDNA's test, and how it stacks up to other genetics tests.

I’ve taken AncestryDNA, 23andMe, and National Geographic genetics tests — here’s how to choose one to try

When deciding which consumer genetics test to take to learn about your ancestry or health, consider what you hope to get out of the experience. Here's what it's like to try three of the most popular tests.
The science team behind Mammoth Biosciences

A medical diagnostics startup that wants to use CRISPR technology to detect diseases raised $23 million in venture funding

Mammoth Biosciences, a diagnostics startup that uses CRISPR proteins to detect diseases like HPV and malaria, raised $23 million in funding to develop its technology.