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IT Management

Tech and the genome sequence: the story so far

2018 01 May

It took about 10 years to complete the first-ever full human genome sequence – at a hefty cost of $3bn (£2.2bn). With advances in technology and computing power, the cost of human genome sequencing has fallen to under $500. What's more, a hand-held reader is now available that can sequence genetic material in minutes.The sharp drop in cost has seen... Read more