Amazon Web Services and the United States National Institutes of Health announced that the complete 1000 Genomes Project is available on AWS as a publicly available data set. This makes the largest collection of human genetics available to researchers worldwide, free of charge.

The 1000 Genomes Project is an international research effort coordinated by a consortium of 75 companies and organizations to establish the most detailed catalog of human genetic variation. The project has grown to 200 terabytes of genomic data, including DNA sequenced from more than 1,700 individuals that researchers can now access on AWS for use in disease research.

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