1. Veritas Genomics Scoops Up an AI Company to Sort Out Its Dna | Wired

    Veritas Genomics Scoops Up an AI Company to Sort Out Its Dna | Wired

    Veritas Genomics Scoops Up an AI Company to Sort Out Its DNA Getty Images Genes carry the information that make you you . So it's fitting that, when sequenced and stored in a computer, your genome takes up gobs of memory—up to 150 gigabytes. Multiply that across all the people who have gotten sequenced, and you're looking at some serious storage issues.

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    1. And you gotta keep all that data, so you can refer back to it over time.
    2. Everything after that is going to specific areas and asking questions: There's a variant at this location, a substitution of this base, a deletion here, or multiple copies of this same gene here, here, and here.
    3. Look, I am a computer scientist, I love AI and machine learning, and no amount of coding makes sense to solve this.
    4. They authors showed that yes, given polygenic risk score, and blood levels, and lipid levels, and family history, you can predict within 10 years if someone will develop heart disease.
    5. It's been the holy grail for a long time, structured genome reporting.
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