NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Genomic and medical research startup Luna DNA, which offers a custom cryptocurrency to reward individuals for sharing their biological and medical information, said today that Illumina Ventures and Arch Venture Partners have become investors in the firm, leading a new round of funding.

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In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

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