After giving up on the cryptocurrency idea, LunaDNA looks to "invert the research equation" by letting patients control and sell their genomic and health information.
Blockchain-based startup EncrypGen will take advantage of Murrieta Genomics' sequencing lab and business services to market its Gene-Chain platform for data sharing.
Shivom and Lifebit will offer an artificial intelligence-based platform for identifying the right patients for enrollment in clinical trials.
The startup plans to use blockchain to enable genomic data sharing and will partner with Veritas to gain access to its open-source software platform.
The year-old German company wants to help the healthcare industry decentralize genomic data with its platform for potentially billions of people worldwide.
Israeli firm DNATix recently claimed not only the transfer of a genetic sequence using blockchain technology, but the transfer of a complete Y chromosome.
The company intends to use the proceeds for, among other things, investigating the use of blockchain technology in medicine and biotechnology.
Nonprofit eMQT will use Shivom's decentralized blockchain platform to store and share genomic data of sickle-cell diseases in underserved regions.
Indian DTC genomics company Mapmygenome has enlisted Israel-based Digital DNAtix to move its interpretation and personalized medicine services to a blockchain.
The companies plan to combine blockchain technology, artificial intelligence, and genomics for medical analytics.
A University of California, Los Angeles-led team has found turning off the CCR5 gene could improve recovery after a stroke, according to Scientific American.
South Dakota lawmakers are to weigh a bill aimed at teaching the strengths and weaknesses of scientific concepts, the Associated Press and KEVN-Black Hills Fox report.
In Science this week: the synthetic genetic system hachimoji, and more.
Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will no longer sell machines in China's Xinjiang region, according to the Wall Street Journal.