The Google Study

By collecting genetic and molecular data to analyze using its vast computing power, Google aims to glimpse what a healthy human should look like and uncover biomarkers for disease, the Wall Street Journal reports. The Baseline Study, as the project is dubbed, first plans to enroll 175 people, with perhaps thousands to join later.

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