• Massive Genome, Cancer Databases Made Public

    • 30 March 2012
    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a consortium of cancer research groups both announced this week they are releasing their respective databases-NIH's 1000 Genomes Project and the group's Cancer Cell Line Encyclopedia (CCLE) project-to the public. The moves open the world's largest set of human genetic variation and more than 1,000 cancer cell lines to public and industry use. NIH's announcement on 29 March said its 200-terabyte 1000 Genomes Project would be mad...