We now know that DNA samples received by sites like Ancestry.com and 23andme are sold to biotech companies and Big Pharma. However, a new lure has been created for DNA donation ... cryptocurrency. Everybody has DNA, right? All you have to do is give it up for a stake in the booming cryptocurrency market.
The growing interest in cryptocurrency has now led scientists to hatch a plan to attempt to bait people into turning over their DNA samples to the government in exchange for cryptocurrency investment. A group of scientists is going to give people who turn over their DNA to pharmaceutical companies interest in a new cryptocurrency called Luna Coin.
Realizing that the masses are now interested in cryptocurrency, pharmaceutical companies (or scientists) have realized a presence for an opportunity. That’s what Luna Coin is, an opportunity to trade a cryptocurrency for DNA samples. ... The company that creates Luna Coins is called Luna DNA. We can trace this back to the genetic research firm Illumina, where the Luna DNA’s CEO Bob Kain, was Illumina’s chief engineering officer. ...
Luna Coins are set to launch next year. They plan to earn $40 million to $50 million by selling the coins on the open crypto-market prior to turning them into DNA chum for a herd that’s desperate to gain position in a cryptocurrency market that’s incredibly inflated.
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