App delivers relevant news based on users’ genomes

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The proliferation of DNA sequencing technology is enabling companies to offer customers more information about their genes, as well as the ability to map potentially detrimental health concerns, as we’ve already seen back in 2007. Now, Genetic Compass is an app founded by gene sequencing scientists that wants to keep users informed of genomic research news relevant to them. The Genetic Compass app is a personalized genomic news reader. Users first upload their genome data — attainable through companies such as 23andMe — and the app will scour the web for articles reporting research relevant to their genome. The articles…

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