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Consumer Gene Tests Face Uncertain Future

May 5, 2014 | 9:28 am

Consumer Gene Tests Face Uncertain Future

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Firms are trying to satisfy federal regulators and keep up with rapidly changing science. Read more …

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Appeals Court Upholds California’s DNA Collection Law

March 20, 2014 | 2:40 pm

Appeals Court Upholds California’s DNA Collection Law

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Law requires anyone arrested for a felony to give DNA samples, even if they’re never formally charged.

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FDA Tells 23andMe to Halt Sales of Gene-Testing Service

November 25, 2013 | 10:19 am

FDA Tells 23andMe to Halt Sales of Gene-Testing Service

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Federal regulators say the Mountain View company has failed to answer concerns about DNA testing kit.

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February 23, 2012 | 3:36 pm

Appeals Court: California Can Force Inmates to Submit DNA

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(AP) – A divided federal appeals court ruled Thursday that California law enforcement officials can keep collecting DNA samples from people arrested for felonies. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said law enforcement’s interest in solving cold cases, identifying crime suspects and even exonerating the wrongly accused outweigh any privacy concerns raised by the […]

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