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Source: The Guradian

How can I make money from my DNA?

Today 03:19 GMT

If you unlock the secrets of your DNA by paying a company to read your genes, behind the scenes it is probably making money by selling on your data for research.

Co-founded by Harvard DNA sequencing pioneer George Church, his graduate student Dennis Grishin and entrepreneur and former Google employee Kamal Obbad, it was launched earlier this month. The system involves using blockchain technology, which records data in an endless ledger protected by encryption, and is the technology behind the cryptocurrency bitcoin.


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