Bringing Your Entire Genome on Your Phone - DNA Analysis

On March 3, Massachusetts startup Veritas Genetics -- a spin-off of Harvard University’s decade-old Personal Genome Project -- announced its intention to offer a commercially available full-genome sequencing product for under a thousand dollars. (When the first commercial genome sequence became available in 2007, the price tag was $350,000.) Illumina (ILMN), a leading genomics firm, announced a thousand-dollar sequence in 2014, but that was cost, not the price of a retail product. The cheapest other currently available comparable products sell for about $6,000. 

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