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Human genome sequencing rises to the next level of diversity and accuracy – GeekWire

Twenty years after the first human genome sequence was published, scientists have kicked the sequencing game to the next level with a diverse set of 64 genomes.

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The new reference dataset includes 64 assembled genomes representing 25 different human populations from around the globe. (Getty Images via Univ. of Washington)
Twenty years after the first human genome sequence was published, an international research team has kicked the sequencing game to the next level with a set of 64 reference genomes that reflect much higher resolution and more genetic diversity.
Since the Human Genome Project completed the first draft of its reference genome, decoding the…

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