The Human Genome, Take Two

The Human Genome, Take Two
When a sequenced human genome was announced in 2001, most people missed a crucial part of the news: the genome was a first draft, sketchy and incomplete. This fall, scientists completed a new draft. The more complete version reveals that humans have a few thousand fewer genes than was previously predicted. The new version will also allow researchers to analyze the genome on a larger scale.

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