So Much Data

The Personal Genome Project has grown from having 10 participants in 2005 to now having more than 3,360 enrolled participants and more than 600 of them have had their data posted online, the New York Times writes.

The PGP aims to find 100,000 people to volunteer as research subjects whose data — spanning genetic, microbiome, health record, and other data types — will be made publicly available.

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A former Penn State Hershey Medical Center staffer has admitted to lying about skipping mandatory steps of genetic cancer tests he performed, the Associated Press reports.

The genome of a rare, red bat suggests that its effective population size has been in decline for thousands of years, according to a PLOS One study.

In Nature this week: investigation into the genetics of medulloblastoma, and more.

A project in the UK is to use genomic selection to speed spruce tree growth, according to Innovators Magazine.