Ginkgo Bioworks: $1 billon company uses genetically engineered microbes to make food, fragrances

Ginkgo Bioworks: $1 billon company uses genetically engineered microbes to make food, fragrances

Ginkgo Bioworks, the biotech startup that’s genetically engineering microbes to make everything from fragrances to food, is ramping up production ...
Genetic testing companies grapple with how to deal with white supremacists

Genetic testing companies grapple with how to deal with white supremacists

White supremacists are using cheap, rapid DNA-testing services such as 23andMe to post “evidence” of their white European ancestry on ...
DIY genetic engineering kit to brew glow-in-the-dark booze runs into trouble with FDA

DIY genetic engineering kit to brew glow-in-the-dark booze runs into trouble with FDA

Josiah Zayner has made glow in the dark boo with a do-it-yourself DNA kit that his startup, the Odin, has just started ...

As EU debates whether gene-edited crops are GMOs, confusion abounds

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. So are these new ...
Different genes may be responsible for longevity, healthy life

Different genes may be responsible for longevity, healthy life

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. They’ve made it far ...
Fitbit health data help doctors diagnose patient in medical first

Fitbit health data help doctors diagnose patient in medical first

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. On Jan. 5, a ...
Mother suing laboratory after DNA test failed to catch son's fatal illness

Mother suing laboratory after DNA test failed to catch son’s fatal illness

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. During the peaceful moments ...

Apple seeking to venture further into customers’ health

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. With every new device ...

DNA algorithms can help convict criminals, but ‘trade secret’ status blocks independent verifiction

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In pop culture, DNA ...
CRISPR patent issued to co-inventor Doudna's biotech startup Caribou Biosciences

CRISPR patent issued to co-inventor Doudna’s biotech startup Caribou Biosciences

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A biotech startup has ...

Could genetically modified yeast replace flowers in fragrances?

For centuries, humans have used yeast to make beer and bread. Now, a startup is using it to engineer designer ...

What CRISPR gene editing means for San Fran biotech

A new way to make powerful changes at will to the DNA of humans, other animals and plants, much like ...

California stem cell industry reviving

Almost three years after a Bay Area company shut down the world's first clinical trial of a therapy using embryonic ...

23andMe CEO discusses future of direct-to-consumer genetic testing company

Six months ago, the Food and Drug Administration ordered 23andMe, the Google-backed genetic-testing startup, to stop selling saliva kits designed ...

Google invites geneticists to upload DNA data to cloud for research

Googling a person is about to take on a completely new meaning. The Mountain View search giant recently invited geneticists ...