If you've ever seen a friend have good results from a diet but then not been able to match those results yourself, you may not be surprised by new findings in mice that show that diet response is highly individualized. "There is an overgeneralization of health...

A chemist named Arthur Fox, a chemist, accidentally blew a chemical compound called phenylthiocarbamide (PTC) into the air and he noticed that a few of his colleagues felt the compound tasted bitter but Fox and other colleagues could not taste anything. Geneticists later discovered that an...

We realize that it is super important to protect one’s privacy. Especially in this era when everything about us is basically online. That’s why we are extra cautious about data security. We take 7 steps to ensure that your DNA test is yours and yours only: 1....

Futura Genetics is a go-ahead company build by young and enthusiastic people. And people are what really matters to this company. Without them, it is just a brand. Even though our energetic team likes to have fun and all, when it comes to delicate information, we are pretty serious.

Our security measures are bulletproof

Futura Genetics takes several steps to ensure your complete privacy and security of genetic data you don’t want to share with anyone. Personal information and genetic data are stored in physically separate computing environments.

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We use encrypted and secure servers throughout Europe. Software, hardware and physical security measures are taken to protect the computers where customer data is stored.

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The fair skin that frequently accompanies red hair keeps many redheads out of the sun, and a new study says that makes a lot of sense: Along with their fiery-colored tresses comes a propensity to develop melanoma, a particularly deadly form of skin cancer. And now,...

No matter who you are or where you’re from – there’s one thing that you’ll have in common with every other living organism on the planet, and that’s your DNA. All species possess their own formulations of DNA, and it’s these formulations that provide the...

A study of 2,377 children with autism, their parents and siblings has revealed novel insights into the genetics of the condition. The findings were reported May 11 in Nature Genetics. By analyzing data from families with one child with autism and one or more children without the...

Ah, my sweet summer child. What do you know of inflammation? Inflammation is for the winter, when genes uncoil in your blood and messengers send codes containing the blueprints for proteins to protect you from the harsh diseases of the cold. Inflammation is for those...

Research from Finnish scientists indicated that a “relatively common” genetic mutation in the Finnish population may prompt carriers toward more impulsive or reckless behavior when they consume a certain amount of alcohol. According to the study, published November of last year in the journal of...