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Personal Genomics Open Access Datasets Even More European-Biased Than Scientific Literature?

Blog post originally published for Front Line Genomics.

A recent article published in Nature on October 13th 2016 [1] indicated that population bias in the genomics field is still rampant. 1,035 more words


Roots and Offshoots

While we’re all patiently (impatiently?) waiting for my 23andMe results, my family and I have been chating away and speculating upon the ancestry portion of the test. 721 more words


More Than Half of Kaiser Permanente's Patient Visits Are Done Virtually

Hospitals make money when patients show up to receive services, but Kaiser Permanente isn’t convinced that’s the only way to run its health care business. 342 more words


My results

I received my results several weeks ago but have been a busy girl since then. I’ve been filling out the mounds of paperwork and forms to receive In Home Support Services for Ben. 540 more words

This Is A Test. Please Stand By.

I am thrilled to share some news with you. My parents purchased a 23andMe Home DNA Kit as my birthday present. While I would love to say I received this gift like a mature newly-minted 34 year old, with calm dignity and an appreciative and respectful hug of gratitude, what I actually did was squeal with delight and busted into my Happy Dance for 15 minutes, scaring the dog in the process. 413 more words


23andMe V3 vs V4 Comparison

23andMe changed from their V3 to V4 kit back in November of 2013. At that time, they reduced the number of locations tested on their chip from over 900,000 by roughly one third to 577,382. 3,378 more words

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Color Genomics raises $45 million to provide cheaper genetic tests that detect cancer risk

Othman Laraki and Elad Gil were sitting on Twitter’s roof deck after their previous company Mixer Labs had been acquired. Gil had brought a small hard drive with him — which happened to contain data on his genome being sequenced — and Laraki wanted to take a look at the data. 953 more words