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The Rising Research Profile of 23andMe
Catherine Offord | Nov 30, 2017
An exploration of the genetics of earlobe attachment is just the latest collaborative research project to come out of the personal genetic testing company.
Notable Science Quotes
Staff | Sep 1, 2017
Wildebeest, science advice for Trump, antibiotics, and more
Google’s DeepMind, UK’s NHS Criticized for Sharing Data
Diana Kwon | Jul 6, 2017
Two reports raise concerns about privacy and proper consent during a controversial data-sharing agreement, but find that only the National Health Service broke the law.
Mapping Zika with Google
Catherine Offord | Mar 4, 2016
The tech giant contributes funding and technical support to monitor and respond to the spread of Zika infection across Latin America.
NIMH Head Leaves
Kerry Grens | Sep 16, 2015
Thomas Insel, the director for the National Institute of Mental Health, will work for Google Life Sciences on the prevention and detection of mental diseases.
Alphabet Announces Life Sciences
Tracy Vence | Aug 24, 2015
Google’s parent company is launching a research-and-development project as a standalone firm.
Google Offers Genome Storage, Analysis
Kerry Grens | Nov 11, 2014
The Internet search giant joins a number of other companies offering cloud computing and genome storage.
Google, Novartis to Develop Smart Contacts
Bob Grant | Jul 17, 2014
The technologically advanced eyewear monitors blood sugar concentrations in diabetic patients.
Google Scholar Going Strong
Bob Grant | Jan 7, 2014
Despite persistent rumors of its demise, the academic publishing arm of the search engine juggernaut shows no signs of slowing.
Mapping Coral Reefs
Jef Akst | Sep 27, 2012
Google Maps is adding panoramic images of coral reefs to its Street View option, allowing web surfers to better navigate the oceans.