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The human genome has finally been completely sequenced after 20 years

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The full sequence of the human genome is finally here

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We have finally sequenced the complete human genome. No, for real this time.

When scientists first announced that they had read all of a person’s DNA 20 years ago, they were still missing some bits. Now, with the benefit of far better methods for reading DNA, it has finally been possible to read the whole thing from end to end.

“Having been part of the original Human Genome Project in 2001, and especially focused on the difficult regions, it’s really …