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UK Personal Genome Project Launched

Scientists are looking for 100,000 volunteers prepared to have their DNA sequenced and published online for anyone to look at.

Volunteers will get an analysis of their DNA, but so will the rest of the world, and anonymity is not guaranteed. They are warned there could be unknown consequences for them and their relatives.

The UK government invites volunteers 'to publicly share their personal data for the greater good.’

So will 100,000 people in the UK trust the government with the personal genome data?