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Selected articles about the Personal Genome Project

Unhidden Traits: Genomic Data Privacy Debates Heat Up by Abdul-Kareem Ahmed. Scientific American. August 14, 2013.

Our Genes, Their Secrets by Eleonore Pauwels. New York Times. June 18, 2013.

Personal Genome Project: Nature and Nurture, Warts and All by Michael Smith, MedPage Today, March 8, 2013

Networking Medicine by Jef Akst, The Scientist, March 2, 2013

Faroes 50,000 Residents Leap Into DNA Testing Quagmire by John Lauerman, Bloomberg, February 25, 2013

Finding the True $1000 Genome by Jeffrey Perkel, BioTechniques, February 10, 2013

Genetic Privacy Needs a More Nuanced Approach by Misha Angrist, Nature, February 6, 2013

Genomic Analysis, the Office Edition by Anne Eisenberg, New York Times, February 2, 2013

Next Generation Sequencing 2013: Looking Into Genomes by Jeffrey Perkel, Biocompare, January 29, 2013

Copy-editing the Genome: Extreme Personalized Medicine? by Francis Collins, NIH Director's Blog, January 22, 2013

Anonymous DNA donors identified by researchers by Lee Flohr, Science Fare, January 21, 2013

Geneticist on DNA privacy: Make it so people don't care by Eryn Brown, LA Times, January 18, 2013

Study Highlights the Risk of Handing Over Your Genome by Susan Young, MIT Technology Review, January 17, 2013

Scientists Discover How to Identify People From "Anonymous" Genomes by Greg Miller, Wired, January 17, 2013

Anonymity In Genetic Research Can Be Fleeting by Veronique Lacapra, NPR, January 17, 2013

Using simple tools, scientists show genetic privacy of research participants is at risk by Carolyn Johnson, Boston Globe, January 17, 2013

Anonymity Under Threat by Ruth Williams, The Scientist, January 17, 2013

As a Genetic Counselor, Would You Go Public With Your Genome? by Allie Hazell, The DNA Exchange, December 20, 2012

The human genome: Canada gets personal by Richard Wintle, The Guardian, December 18, 2012

'Big data' transforms our lives and lifestyles by Chuck Raasch, USA Today, December 13, 2012

Would you make your DNA and health data public if it may help cure disease? by Carolyn Abraham, The Globe and Mail, December 7, 2012

The DNA Dilemma: Why science wants your genome The Globe and Mail, December 7, 2012

Book says 'Big Data' becoming a global nervous system by Chuch Raasch, USA Today, December 4, 2012

Madeleine Price Ball: Free the Data by Monica Heger, GenomeWeb, December 2012

My DNA Results Spur Alzheimer's Anxiety at $12,000 Cost by John Lauerman, Bloomberg, November 6, 2012

George Church: The Harvard Biologist Behind The Personal Genome Project by David Hyde, KUOW, October 29, 2012

Genome interpreter vies for place in clinical market by Monya Baker, Nature, October 9, 2012

Knome Launches knoSYS 100 Genome Supercomputer to Enhance Interpretation by Kevin Davies, Bio IT World, September 27, 2012

ENCODE: the rough guide to the human genome by Ed Young, Discover, September 5, 2012

NIST Consortium Embarks on Developing 'Meter Stick of the Genome' for Clinical Sequencing by Julia Karow, GenomeWeb, September 5, 2012

Genomics: Personal genome project by Bryony Jones, Nature Reviews Genetics, September, 2012

Personal Genome Project Members Report on Genome Interpretation Resource GenomeWeb, July 10, 2012

Researchers put selves under the microscope in self-experiments by Carolyn Johnson, Boston Globe, June 13, 2012

A Geneticist's Research Turns Personal by Anne Eisenberg, New York Times, June 2, 2012

Download Your Genomes on BitTorrent by Annalee Newitz, io9, March 11, 2009.

Genomes Offer Murky Clues to Personality, Physical Traits by Quinn Bowman, Online News Hour Extra, January 29, 2009.

My Genome, My Self by Steven Pinker, The New York Times Magazine, January 7, 2009.

"Taking a Peek at the Experts' Genetic Secrets" by Amy Harmon, The New York Times, October 19, 2008.

"Personal Genome Project Participants Get First Look at their DNA" by Carey Goldberg, Boston Globe, October 20, 2008.

"Subjects' DNA Secrets to be Revealed" by Carey Goldberg, Boston Globe, October 20, 2008.

"Genomes on Display" by Emily Singer, Technology Review, October 20, 2008.

"Genome Fanatics to Post Own DNA Sequences on Web" by Denise Lavoie, Fox News, October 20, 2008.

"Harvard Genome Volunteers Say They'll Reveal Own DNA" by John Lauerman, Bloomberg News, October 20, 2008.

"Thousands Volunteer to Expose DNA Secrets to the World" by Ewen Callaway, New Scientist, October 21, 2008.

"Sharing Your Personal Genetic Map With the World" by Nancy Shute, U.S. News & World Report, October 20, 2008.

"A New Sort of Facebook: Posting Your Genes on the Web" by Sarah Rubenstein, Wall Street Journal blog entry, October 20, 2008.

"10 Bay Staters to Post DNA Online" by Sacha Pfeiffer, WBUR (NPR's Boston affiliate), October 20, 2008.

"Genome Database Will Link Genes, Traits in Public View" by Ellen Nakashima, Washington Post, October 18, 2008.

How the Personal Genome Project Could Unlock the Mysteries of Life (Wired Magazine, Aug 2008, Thomas Goetz)

Inside the Forgotten X Prize-the One That Can Save Your Life (Popular Mechanics, Apr 2008, Erik Sofge)

From genetic privacy to open consent (Nature Reviews Genetics, Apr 2008, Jeantine E. Lunshof, Ruth Chadwick, Daniel B. Vorhaus & George M. Church)

HMS Prof To Expand Genome Database (Harvard Crimson, Mar 2008, June Q. Wu)

Your Personal Genome (Technology Review, Dec 2007, Emily Singer)

New Tech. Makes Sequencing Easy (Harvard Crimson, Dec 2007, Maeve T. Wang)

Group Led by Harvard's George Church Will Bid for Genomics X Prize (Xconomy, Dec 2007, Rebecca Zacks)

Genomics: Being Well Informed (Nature, Oct 2007, George Church)

Researcher says personal genetic testing nearly viable (North County Times, Oct 2007, Bradley J. Fikes)

Das offentliche Genom (Suddeutsche Zeitung, Aug 2007, Julia Karow) ('translation')

Full Disclosure (Wall St. Journal, July 2007, Esther Dyson)

Learning from Esther Dyson's Genome (Xconomy, July 2007, Erika Jonietz)

Church Hopes to Make DNA Decoding Accessible (Crimson, Aug 2006, Katherine Gray) Comments

The Personal Genome Project (Technology Review, Jan 2006, Emily Singer)

In a few years, knowing your own personal genome may improve your health (Knight Ridder, Jan 2006, Robert Boyd)

Genomes for All (George Church, Jan 2006, Scientific American)

The Personal Genome Project (Molecular Systems Biology, Dec 2005, George Church)

Harvard's Church Calls for 'Open Source', Non-Anonymous Personal Genome Project (GenomeWeb, Nov 2005, Bernadette Toner)

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