The results vary greatly by field, with social scientists and mathematicians being the most likely to disclose data.
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.
Illumina has revealed that it has acquired Edico Genome, with the intention of building on the solid foundation of DRAGEN, to deliver a more streamlines sample for customers.
A bit of advice for any criminals inspired to try and edit their own genes – it’s unlikely to work, and it may present health risks.
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.
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?