Google wants to “blueprint” of healthy humans compose




Google wants to collect genetic and molecular information from an initial 175 volunteers in order to establish how a healthy person should look out. Blueprint together That would help researchers need.

google The search giant wants to use his power to search the information of the volunteers and striking patterns, called biomarkers, to find. The hope is that this information can help physicians to find diseases earlier writes The Wall Street Journal.

Initially, the medical records of 175 volunteers collected; later have that much longer. Google promises that the information will be kept anonymous and confidential, and is used for research, for example, is not shared with insurance companies, the private data could be used to predict whether a customer has a higher risk of becoming ill.

Among the subjects are include urine, blood, and tears speeksels collected. The genome is mapped and Google wants to analyze how someone processed foods. The search giant is working on devices that participants can contribute to research and identify even more, such as heart rate, heart rate and oxygen levels.

At Google, a team of 75 to 100 people working on the project, named Baseline. The company employs independent committees, consisting of people from medical departments of universities, who have to see how the information is used. It is unknown what Google thinks himself to achieve with the plan, though the company may see a commercial purpose for the portable devices

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