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MIT Tech Review

Genetic genealogy is now solving recent crimes, not just cold cases

Science
socalTECH.com

Helix Acquires HumanCode, Expands In Denver

Acquisition
San Francisco Chronicle

Silicon Valley startup that stores DNA expands with Denver acquisition

Science
MIT Tech Review

A DNA detective has used genealogy to point police to three more suspected murderers

MIT Tech Review

The citizen scientist who finds killers from her couch

Science
Quartz

Do you know who's using your DNA data?

Science Privacy
Bloomberg Business

DNA Detectives Are Searching for Killers in Your Family Tree

Privacy Science
Bloomberg

Hack of DNA Website Exposes Data From 92 Million Accounts

Data leaks Cyber security
Wired

The Key to Cracking Cold Cases Might Be Genealogy Sites

Science
@kashhill via Bloomberg Business

DNA Website Had Unwitting Role in Golden State Manhunt

Science
PE Hub

Myriad Genetics to buy VC-backed Counsyl for $375 mln

Health Earnings
$375,000,000
thetechstartups

Myriad Genetics acquires genetic testing startup Counsyl for $375 million 

Earnings Science Health
CNET

Genealogy database used to identify suspect in 1987 homicide

Science
Fast Company

Data from genealogy website GEDmatch has caught another wanted criminal

MIT Tech Review

I lost a bet, and now I am going to let millions of strangers check whether we’re related

Science
The Guardian

Golden State Killer: the end of DNA privacy? Chips with Everything podcast

Wired

The Creepy Genetics Behind the Golden State Killer Case

Science
MIT Tech Review

The brave new world of genetic genealogy

Robotics Science Privacy
MIT Tech Review

Investigators searched a million people’s DNA to find Golden State serial killer

Science Data leaks
TNW

Genealogy sites helped nab a serial killer after a 40-year search