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Human sequencing pioneer George Church wants to give you the power to sell your DNA on the blockchain

The blockchain is the buzziest thing on the internet these days and now MIT professor and godfather of the Human Genome Project George Church wants to put your genes on it. His new startup Nebula Geno

WuXi NextCODE aims for the genomics database “gold standard” with new $240 million

A lot of money is being poured into genomics lately, including the genomic information company WuXi NextCODE (WXNC), which just announced it has closed on $240 million in Series B financing, led by Se

Illumina wants to sequence your whole genome for $100

The first sequencing of the whole human genome in 2003 cost roughly $2.7 billion, but DNA sequencing giant Illumina has now unveiled a new machine that the company says is “expected one day&#822

Google Ventures-backed Clear Labs gets $13 million in Series B to nip food recalls in the bud

Clear Labs, a genomic data platform hoping to stop E-coli outbreaks in your favorite burrito chain before they start, has pulled in $13 million in Series B funding to build a next-generation sequencin

Genetics startup Genos wants to pay you for your DNA data

The first whole human genome sequencing cost a whopping $2.7 billion. That didn’t bode well for making any breakthroughs on genetic disorders. Luckily, the cost has dropped dramatically since t

For less than $1,000 you can now pull up your entire genome on your smartphone

Veritas Genetics was one of the first companies to sequence the entire human genome for less than $1,000 in 2015. It’s now taken that technology a step further by delivering the results of you

At-Home Full Genome-Sequencing Is Now Just A Spit Tube Away

DNA sequencing startup Sure Genomics wants to help you learn about your entire genome at the click of a button. Today, the startup opened up an at-home service to the public, enabling consumers to get

Syapse Raises $3M From The Social+Capital Partnership To Bring Genomic Information To Everyday Healthcare

Founded at Stanford University in 2008, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.syapse.com/index.html">Syapse</a> has been on a mission to help disrupt healthcare by incorporating "omics" (or the study of

Another $50M Richer, 23andMe Drops Its Price To $99 Permanently. But Will The Average Dude Buy In?

Genetics service 23andMe announced <a target="_blank" href="https://www.23andme.com/about/press/12_11_2012/">some new cash in the bank</a> today with a $50 million raise from Yuri Milner, 23andMe C