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Luna DNA, Nebula Genomics, and other “bio-brokers” will allow customers to make money by granting access to their genetic and personal information for research purposes.

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image: Estonia Offers Free Genetic Testing to Residents

Estonia Offers Free Genetic Testing to Residents

By Diana Kwon | April 13, 2018

The nationwide experiment will initially include around 100,000 volunteers.

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image: Coriell Institute CEO Dies

Coriell Institute CEO Dies

By Kerry Grens | January 4, 2018

Michael Christman oversaw the organization’s well-known biobank and pioneered a personalized medicine initiative.

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image: Opinion: Biobanking Has a Consent Dilemma

Opinion: Biobanking Has a Consent Dilemma

By Timothy Caulfield | July 25, 2017

Is the deep uncertainty surrounding fundamental legal and ethical norms putting biobanks in a precarious position? 

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image: Week in Review: June 30–July 4

Week in Review: June 30–July 4

By Tracy Vence | July 4, 2014

STAP retractions; comparing SCNT-derived stem cells with iPSCs; malaria-infected mice more attractive to mosquitoes; stem cell banks face business challenges

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image: Biobank Yields Results

Biobank Yields Results

By Jef Akst | November 13, 2012

The largest collection of genetic and medical data in the United States links telomeres and genetic variants to longevity and disease.

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image: Opinion: Occupy Science?

Opinion: Occupy Science?

By Krishanu Saha and J. Benjamin Hurlbut | January 24, 2012

Biomedical research can learn from citizen science, which is grounded in strong relationships with study participants.

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