Why big pharma might pay cryptocurrency for your DNA

2019-03-01 03:07:13

Cristina Fletes-Boutte/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS/Alamy Live News By Richard Kemeny How much is your genome worth? Now you can decide. A number of start-ups are offering people the chance not only to own their genomic data, but to sell it to data-hungry scientists too. EncrypGen, one firm in the vanguard of this movement, is launching its first product this week. Essentially, this is an online database where an individual can upload their digitised genome. It can then be left there until they want to show it to their doctor,