When you share your genetic data – even with the NHS – you don't know where it will end up, or how it will be used.
Gene sequences can be manipulated to prevent certain diseases and improve public health.
A freedom of information request reveals that Google wants its AI company DeepMind to get involved in the 100,000 Genomes Project.
Cracking genetic responses to the changing environment in Africa would open a new frontier in the drive against rising non-communicable diseases on the continent.
Genomic research must take place in Africa because African populations have evolved significantly and their genetic composition is more diverse than that of populations elsewhere.