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Sequencing DNA

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Techniques to read the sequence of DNA, letter by letter, have been available since the 1970s. However, the massive task of sequencing the three billion basepairs of the human genome required machines that could read and interpret the data.
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dna genome,dna techniques,dna sequencing,massive task,genome sequencing,human genome,1970s
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