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Wed, Mar 19

Google invites geneticists to upload DNA data to cloud

Googling a person is about to take on a completely new meaning. The Mountain View search giant recently invited geneticists to upload information to the company’s cloud infrastructure. Google also provided scientists with instructions on how to import, process, store and, of course, search DNA data that could unlock clues to curing diseases. Google’s foray into genomics could open big markets for a company that has already made substantial investments in health care. Read more.