Genetics Testing

Hereditary Cancer Tests from Color Genomics

It’s been a while since we’ve taken a look at the various “at home DNA tests” available from companies like 23andMe, Ancestry.com, and Family Tree DNA. What each of these DNA tests has in common is that they all offer ancestry testing so that you can see if you are related to anyone else that took the […]

Sell Your DNA for Cryptocurrency with Nebula Genomics

Some people question the merits of a college degree for good reason. If you’ve any spent any length of time with MBAs, or studying for your own MBA and taking “leadership classes”, you’ll quickly realize that the real skills needed to succeed in the business world can’t be taught in a classroom. You either have […]

10 Chinese Genomics Companies Decoding China

We’ve had boots on the ground in China for some time now, and we’re firmly convinced that investment exposure to China is a must. A recent article by Peter Diamandis on the topic pointed out the 9-9-6 work culture for Chinese startups which stands for 9 AM to 9 PM, 6 days a week – […]

8 Startups Using AI for Personalized Health

The concept of personalized medicine—using the latest and greatest genetic tests and related technologies—might seem like it was born out of a Silicon Valley think tank. But, in reality, the idea goes back thousands of years. Ayurvedic medicine, practiced in some form by nearly all of India’s 1.3 billion people, is probably the most well-known […]

24 DNA Apps on Offer from Illumina’s Helix

It was just about one year ago that we wrote an article titled Illumina Stock Price Says Buy Me Now! at which time we picked up a whole bunch of shares in Illumina (NASDAQ:ILMN) for about $140 per share. Fast forward to today and we see that those shares have appreciated about +49% to around […]

At Home DNA Testing Kits from HomeDNA

Imagine a world where home DNA testing kits for hereditary diseases don’t exist anymore because hereditary diseases were eliminated decades ago by using gene editing at the germline. In the future, parents who decide to conceive a child will meet with a “birth counselor” who logs into their cloud-based gene editing platform owned by the largest “biology […]

7 Genetic Fitness DNA Testing Companies

As the cost of genome sequencing continues to plummet, genetic testing will become more and more a part of our lives including genetic fitness testing. Illumina is sinking $100 million into creating the world’s largest DNA database which they hope will enable a “sequence once, test often” approach where your DNA info stays nice and […]

A Cancer Genetics IPO From Accelerated Pharma

When we talk about cancer genetics, there are a lot of directions we can take so we need to define this broad topic. Firstly, it’s important to understand that cancer itself is a genetic disorder. What happens with cancer is that certain genetic mutations cause cells to start replicating uncontrollably resulting in tumors. How do […]

Illumina Stock Price Says Buy Me Now!

Illumina stock (NASDAQ:ILMN) represents a picks and shovels play on some of the most exciting disruptive technologies we discuss here on Nanalyze like genetic testing, synthetic biology, gene editing, and pretty much each and every technology theme that involves analyzing genes. That isn’t even the most compelling reason to want to invest in Illumina. We’ve talked before about their […]

CODIS – The World’s Largest DNA Database

Last week we wrote a piece on the topic of DNA privacy. When you buy a DNA testing service from any provider such as 23andMe, Family Tree DNA, and Ancestry DNA, you are agreeing to certain privacy rules that dictate what your genetic information can be used for. In some cases, you can opt-in for […]