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Parsing harmless parametric

Parsing harmless parametric structural variants responsible for human diversity from syntax-errors representing fractal defects causing pathology, most notably cancer, is the holy grail of postmodern genomics. Proof of Concept was recently provided by a top-notch independent experimental study in Nature that Copy Number Alterations, a fractal defect of clogging the transparency of the ultra-dense yet "see-through" fractal globule folding of DNA, causes cancer; http://www.nature.com/nbt/journal/v29/n12/full/nbt.2049.html. Structural variants are just simply too many to find the needle in the haystack by naked eye - use our strongest magnet! - Pellionisz at HolGenTech, Inc.