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Canada has launched its Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project that aims to follow 300,000 adults over the age of 35 for the next 30 years to study causes of cancer. Along the way, researchers will be collecting blood, fecal, saliva, toenail, and urine samples as well as asking about diet, environmental conditions, and physical fitness.

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Newsweek discusses the privacy issues raised by digital medicine.

A group of statisticians wants to eliminate researchers' reliance on 'statistical significance,' according to NPR.

In Nature this week: genetic analysis of Anatolian farmers, cotton genome analysis, and more.

Matt Hancock, the UK health secretary, is calling for the swift rollout of predictive genetic tests, the Guardian reports.