Download Your Genomes on BitTorrent

Today a group of researchers announced they would be releasing several people's genome sequences online. Anyone can download or repurpose the data, which will be shared on BitTorrent and other file-sharing networks. » 3/11/09 2:42pm 3/11/09 2:42pm

Volunteers Let Their Genomes All Hang Out

The idea of making personal genetic information public evokes images of genomic Google searches and gene-testing job interviews straight out of Gattaca » 10/20/08 2:00pm 10/20/08 2:00pm. But there are many who believe genetic openness could go a long way toward advancing disease research. Tomorrow, ten volunteers will take the first steps away from…