Helping your engineers grow

As a manager, it can be unclear where someone’s career was before they met you and how they view their long term ambitions. And when the work is getting done now, it is easy to...

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DNA testing for prostate cancer risk: Here’s what you need to know

Prostate cancer is a condition many of us have heard of, but rarely do we think about it potentially affecting us. We probably should, though, because approximately one out of every seven males will develop...

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Facets of the world

DNA tests don't always say the same things about your ancient ancestry. Here's why.

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This DNA Day, understand your food sensitivities better

With summer season fast approaching, it’s time to feel your best. We here at Helix are about a holistic life of self-care; now is a great time to re-commit to taking care of yourself, learn...

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Almost 70 years after Watson and Crick, what have we learned about humans and DNA?

66 years ago today, you might have picked up a copy of the scientific journal Nature and flipped to page 737. If you had, you’d be staring at some freshly minted history and, for most...

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Here’s how Helix recycles (and how you can help!)

For nearly 50 years, Earth Day has been a worldwide celebration of the pale blue dot that we all call home. It’s a promise to love and protect our planet, because it’s the only one...

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We’ve analyzed over 1,000 more phenotypes using the UK Biobank’s latest data

Two weeks ago, we were the first research group to post our analysis results of the newly released UK Biobank exome sequence data on 50,000 individuals. We have now added to our list of phenotypes...

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