A giant data store quietly being built in India could free vast swathes of science for computer analysis — but is it legal?

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The bill would have required you to give your DNA to the state and pay $250 for the privilege

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The Chinese authorities turned to a Massachusetts company and a prominent Yale researcher as they built an enormous system of surveillance and control

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The Trump Administration is planning to eliminate a vast trove of medical guidelines that for nearly 20 years has been a critical resource for doctors, researchers and others in the medical community

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This spring, the National Institutes of Health will start recruiting participants for one of the most ambitious medical projects ever envisioned. The goal is to find one million people in the United States, from all walks of life and all racial and ethnic groups, who are willing to have their genomes sequenced, and to provide their medical records and regular blood samples

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Chair of research program’s institutional review board details big challenges ahead. “This is the largest government study ever on its own people.” Nancy Kass, Sc.D., a professor of bioethics and public health at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics was talking about the Precision Medicine Initiative, now called the All of Us Research Program

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