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NHS patients’ genetic data targeted as foreign hackers attack high security MoD unit

Foreign hackers have attempted to access the genetic blueprints of thousands of NHS patients

5 December 2018, The Telegraph U.K.

Leaders of Genomics England said they had fought off multiple cyber attacks on a flagship project to map the genes of a million people…Read more >>>

Everyday people can now map their genomes and maybe keep their privacy

For the first time, a company is offering a direct-to-consumer tool that can map out a person’s entire genome.

17 November 2018, qz.com

The service, which is run by Nebula Genomics, is a double-edged sword, though. On the one hand it can help a person search through a broad array of their genetic code to find disease-related genes. On the other, the company faces the herculean task…Read more >>>