NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – British health officials yesterday gave the green light to start the UK Biobank project, a voluntary program that aims to influence disease research by creating a database of DNA samples and lifestyle information.

 

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A Bloomberg reporter tried to get her genetic data deleted, but found it's not so simple to do.

Johns Hopkins University's Steven Salzberg and his colleagues have come up with a new estimate for the number of human genes, Nature News reports.

In Genome Research this week: study of intra-tumor heterogeneity, workflow resources for EPIGEN-Brazil, and more.

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