Nebula Genomics is launching its genome sequencing service for free for people who provide certain information about themselves, the Boston Globe reports.
Israeli firm DNATix recently claimed not only the transfer of a genetic sequence using blockchain technology, but the transfer of a complete Y chromosome.
With the help of AI, blockchain, and a new cryptocurrency, Nebula wants to give patients more control of their genomic data.
George Church's Nebula is teaming with Hong Kong startup Longenesis to create a secure platform for individuals and biobanks to sell access to their genomes.
23andMe and Airbnb have partnered to offer "heritage travel," according to Venture Beat.
China may include regulations protecting genes and embryos in its update of its civil code, Nature News reports.
In Nature this week: exome sequence analysis of individuals with type 2 diabetes, genomic prediction of maize yield across environments, and more.
NPR reports on efforts to engineer bacteriophages to destroy antibiotic-resistance bacteria.