PGP

The collaboration aims to correlate extremely high performance scores on Lumos' memory tests with genetic variations.

The PGP team used Complete Genomics' Long-Fragment Read technology to analyze the set of samples.

Veritas and the PGP share many of the same leaders, including Veritas Co-founder George Church, CSO Preston Estep, and CMO Joseph Thakuria.

Michael Smith, a Personal Genome Project Canada participant, writes at MedPage Today that his genome doesn't harbor anything to lose sleep over.

In a newsletter published last week, PGP organizers said they have now started to enroll participants for the PGP-100. Enrollment for the next phase of the project, PGP-1000, is expected to start later this year.

Researchers describe a way to share data while keeping it secure, Agence France Presse reports.

In Science this week: genetic mutations typically associated with esophageal cancer are common in older, healthy individuals, and more.

India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.

A new study links more than a hundred genes to autism spectrum disorder, Discover's D-brief blog reports.