Apple turned your iPhone into a medical research device with the launch of ResearchKit six months ago. Several researchers have come forward with data from the apps they’ve developed that indicated ResearchKit was helping the medical community learn more about people than ever before. But now we have official word from Apple on ResearchKit’s success: More than 100,000 people are using ResearchKit apps, which means scientists now have access to hundreds of thousands of data points they wouldn’t have had before.

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