Tag: DNA

Rosalind Franklin

Women’s History Month Profiles: Rosalind Franklin, Chemist

During Women’s History Month, DiversityInc is honoring a series of woman innovators and history makers like Rosalind Franklin who are often overlooked in mainstream media coverage and history books. Check back throughout March to learn about more important figures. Born: July 25, 1920, London, U.K. Died: April 16, 1958, London,…

Consumer Backlash Causes 23andMe, Ancestry and Others to Get Consent Before Sharing DNA Data with Police or Businesses

A handful of genetic testing companies have voluntarily agreed on a set of guidelines to address privacy after backlash concerns from consumers on sharing DNA data, especially since law enforcement now utilizes genealogy websites to crack cases. 23andMe, Ancestry, Helix, MyHeritage, Habit, African Ancestry and FamilyTreeDNA, in collaboration with the…