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The Personal Genome Sequencing Outcomes (PeopleSeq) Consortium surveyed more than 500 early adopters who underwent personal genome or exome sequencing.

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 trace DNA on a clay pipe found at a former slave site to a population that lives in what is now Sierra Leone, the Washington Post reports.

Japan is to release rules governing some gene-edited food, according to NHK World.

Two researchers report on their genetic analysis of samples from a shawl thought to belong to a victim of Jack the Ripper, ScienceInsider reports.

In PLOS this week: computational strategy for improving gene set analysis testing, miRNAs linked to sleep apnea, and more.