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Handheld device sequences human genome

By James Gallagher  BBC News  29 January 2018 Scientists have used a device that fits in the palm of the hand to sequence the human genome. They say the feat, detailed in the journal Nature Biotechnology, opens up exciting possibilities for using genetics in routine …

A Data Biosphere for Biomedical Research

By Benedict Paten We, the authors listed below, are privileged to be part of the growing global community bringing data and life science together. Our groups have been working together in overlapping combinations during the past two years to drive the creation of data commons …

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Visualizing Human Genome Variation

A comprehensive, genomic variation graph offers an intuitive view of how human genomes vary Biomedical Computation Review | By Katharine Miller Humans share 99.5 percent of their DNA sequence, but that still leaves plenty of variation to go around. To get a handle on which …