4-Year-Old’s Missing Gene Discovered Through Crowdfunded Sequencing | Singularity Hub | Longevity science | Scoop.it

Crowdfunding is starting to accomplish some pretty impressive feats beyond video game reboots and smartphone-linked watches on Kickstarter.

 

In mid-July, the nonprofit organization Rare Genomics Institute (RGI), which sequences genomes of children with rare genetic diseases, announced that it had identified a previously unknown gene variant...