Get your Genetic Code Sequenced

Despite the fact that scientists still don’t fully understand the human genome, orders are already being taken (at $712,000 a pop) to sequence the genes of individuals. The process is expected to take about a week, with the eventual goal of sequencing an individual’s genetic makeup in 24 hours for $1,000. I, for one, am looking forward to getting my DNA on a CD. Think of the sci-fi short story possibilities…

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