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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Personalized Genomes

IBM enters the world of personalized genomic medicine... expect reduction in having your personal genome sequence done down to $1000 in near future:


What most people can't completely anticipate though, are the full Brave-New-World ramifications when most members of society are routinely having their genomes sequenced at birth. The science is almost here; the ethics, laws, and cultural changes however will take longer to work out.

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