There are fears that CRISPR could be used by criminals to clear their names from forensic databases or evade detection, as access to the technique becomes more widely available.
Data is at the heart of applicable genomics. As the volume and depth of genomic data grows, bioinformaticians are translating the data into interpretable patterns leading to new biological insight.
Much of medicine is about information — the data that helps doctors make the right choices about our treatment. So how will the revolution in big data impact complex healthcare systems like the NHS?
Cryptographic system could enable ‘crowdsourced’ genomics, with volunteers contributing information to privacy-protected databases.
SOPHiA GENETICS, has announced that its technology for clinical genomics has reached a key milestone in helping better diagnose 200’000 patients. Already deployed in over 430 hospitals across 60 countries SOPHiA analyses today 1 patient every 5 minutes.
Technologies for amplifying, sequencing and matching DNA have created new opportunities in genomic science. But there are ethical and social implications.
The National Insitute of Health is finally launching All of Us, a huge research study with the aim of making precision medicine available to people of all backgrounds. But will people give up their data?
23andMe has provided their customers with a new health portal that makes it possible to share how they manage 18 common health conditions, including depression, ADHD, migraine and asthma.
The digital audio of an entire music album is to be stored in the form of genetic information for the first time, using technology developed at ETH Zurich.
Researchers announce a long-term prospective study that has the potential to help physicians and researchers unlock genomic data.