Mladen Srdić

15 days ago

What Happens When You Put 500,000 People's DNA Online

theatlantic.com

Huge genetic databases are changing how scientists study disease. Every big, ambitious project has to start somewhere, and for U.K. Biobank, it was at an office building south of Manchester, where the project convinced its very first volunteer to pee into a cup and donate a tube of blood in 2006.