Google-Backed Calico Partners With Ancestry to Beat the Specter of Aging

Posted in Business on 27th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

Calico will look for genetic patterns in people who have lived exceptionally long lives, then make drugs to help more of us do that.

Mining millions of genomes and health records to crack radical life extension

Posted in Business on 18th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

HLI (Human Longevity Inc) is building the worlds largest human genome sequencing center in the world.

New map of human genetics contains clues for Alzheimer's and cancer

Posted in Medicine on 18th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

Whether or not a gene is expressed in your body is the product of two layers of biology: the genome and the epigenome.

Software analyzes human genome in as little as 90 minutes

Posted in Science on 5th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

New software can take raw sequence data on a person's genome and search it for disease-causing variations in a matter of hours.

Guardant Health takes another $50M for 'liquid biopsy' cancer test

Posted in Science on 3rd Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

A blood test that can detect changes in the genetic structure of cancer cells over time. The test has become known as a 'liquid biopsy' because it requires no tissue excision.