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Q&A: George Church’s Genome Up for Auction
Q&A: George Church’s Genome Up for Auction
A founder of the field of synthetic biology is selling data from his own DNA as a nonfungible token, or NFT, through Nebula Genomics, a personal genome company he cofounded.
Q&A: George Church’s Genome Up for Auction
Q&A: George Church’s Genome Up for Auction

A founder of the field of synthetic biology is selling data from his own DNA as a nonfungible token, or NFT, through Nebula Genomics, a personal genome company he cofounded.

A founder of the field of synthetic biology is selling data from his own DNA as a nonfungible token, or NFT, through Nebula Genomics, a personal genome company he cofounded.

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