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A human genome contains hundred of gigabytes of data and as more and more genomes are sequenced, the amount of data that needs to be stored and analyzed grows, the Economist reports.

"The amount gathered is doubling every seven months; by 2025 it could require more storage capacity than for every YouTube video on the planet, or for all the information astronomers have drawn from the heavens," it says.

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NPR says the explosion and fire earlier this week at a Russian lab that stores dangerous pathogens revives the question of whether such samples should be kept.

According to Wired, Nebula Genomics is providing a way for people to get their genomes sequenced anonymously.

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