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uBiome convinced Silicon Valley that testing poop was worth $600 million. Then the FBI came knocking. Here’s the inside story.
Read a preview of our story on how uBiome cut corners on its science and put the company's growth before patients' best interests.
I tried a test from troubled poop-testing startup uBiome that let me peek inside a ‘forgotten organ.’ Here’s what I learned.
I tried a gut-microbiome test kit from uBiome, hoping to learn more about the trillions of organisms in my digestive tract. I came away surprised.
uBiome’s founder repeatedly presented herself as years younger than she was, in the latest sign of trouble at the embattled $600 million poop-te...
Cofounder Jessica Richman presented herself as years younger than she was, in an apparent effort to be included in articles showcasing young founders.
Dispensed: Troubles at uBiome, pharma giant Merck’s plan to upend the $20 billion HIV market, and why insurers are starting to embrace brands li...
Welcome to Dispensed, our weekly dispatch of healthcare, biotech, and pharma news from Business Insider.
Customer complaints show $600 million health startup uBiome has been surprising patients and insurers with bills for years
The FBI raided uBiome's headquarters, and its co-CEOs were placed on leave. The startup has said it's cooperating with authorities.
A microbiome-testing company that has raised $105 million has suspended its two main tests and put its co-CEOs on leave following an FBI raid
Read the letter uBiome sent to customers in this article.
General Counsel John Rakow was named interim CEO, and uBiome said it plans to conduct an investigation of its billing practices.
The FBI reportedly just raided microbiome-testing startup uBiome as part of an investigation into improper billing
The FBI raided microbiome testing startup uBiome's San Francisco offices on Friday, according to media reports.
Bill Gates says a diet ‘breakthrough’ based on the microbes crawling in your gut could help the world’s waistlines
Gates says that our scientific understanding of the gut microbiome is exploding and that it will help people eat better.
Why you never really die: A microbiologist explains all the ways the body lives on, and why we don’t decay until we’re dead
Just because we stop breathing doesn't mean living ends. Microbiologist Maria Dominguez-Bello explains what happens after we die.