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Google’s life-extension spinoff teamed up with Ancestry to study 54 million family trees — and learned that a surprising factor helps dete...

Ancestry partnered with Google's life-extension spinoff and discovered that our genes play less of a role in how long we live than previously thought.

DNA-testing companies like 23andMe sell your genetic data to drugmakers and other Silicon Valley startups

DNA-testing company 23andMe made headlines last week when it announced that it would share consumers' anonymized genetic data with pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline. Companies like 23andMe frequently share your DNA data with "third parties."

A collaboration between Google’s secretive life-extension spinoff and popular genetics company Ancestry has quietly ended

Calico, Google's stealth life extension spinoff, used DNA data from popular consumer genetics and genealogy company Ancestry for studies on aging and longevity beginning in 2015. No published research has come from the project so far, and now it has quietly ended.

A head of Google’s life-extension spinoff says one type of diet could prolong life

Daphne Koller, a Calico chief, rarely offers a peek at her unpublished research. A new study suggests that a restricted diet has a powerful effect on aging.

Alphabet’s ‘other bets’ are still exactly what they sound like

In case there was any doubt, Alphabet is still all about search and advertising.

A cancer startup just raised $175 million from a pharmaceutical giant, and it could be where the industry is headed

Roche's investment in Flatiron Health is just one of many tech-health collaborations.