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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘genes’

Online Dating Site Tests DNA to Determine Matches

A new online dating site catering to sophisticated professionals called Singldout.com offers users the opportunity to submit their DNA to bolster their chances of finding a long-term match. Singldout has partnered with Instant Chemistry, a service that tests DNA for “biological compatibility” in an established, long-term relationship. Instant Chemistry mentions that while relationships grow, DNA remains constant – couples are …

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Supreme Court: You Can’t Patent Human Genes

Can you patent genes? That very question was before the Supreme Court not too long ago, and now the highest court in the land has made its decision. In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court today ruled that human genes can not be patented. Of course, it’s a little more complicated than that. The general gist, however, is that companies …

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Amazon: Complete 1000 Genomes Project on the Cloud

Amazon has announced the complete 1000 Genomes Project is available on Amazon Web Services, giving scientists free and instant access to the world largest collection of human genetics. The availability of this wealth of information will accelerate disease research all over the world. The 1000 genomes Project is an international research effort coordinated by a consortium of 75 companies and …

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