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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 new company will be established to develop a service platform using blockchain technology for medical services and personalized health management.

With the help of AI, blockchain, and a new cryptocurrency, Nebula wants to give patients more control of their genomic data.

George Church's Nebula is teaming with Hong Kong startup Longenesis to create a secure platform for individuals and biobanks to sell access to their genomes.

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Though many details have yet to be worked out, the draft deal for the UK's withdrawal from the EU is giving researchers some hints for what they can expect, Nature News says.

DNA testing has solved a 100-year-old mystery contained in the skull and teeth samples of a now-extinct monkey that once inhabited Jamaica, Gizmodo reports.

As the UN ponders a ban on gene drives, one malaria researcher says there are less dramatic ways to fight the disease in Africa than unleashing GM mosquitoes on a whole continent.

In Nature this week: an improved reference genome of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, genomes of four species of truffles, and more.