NEW YORK, March 13 - The human genome debate teams recently lined up for another round of point-counterpoint, with the Human Genome Project's Robert Waterston, Eric Lander, and John Sulston on one side, and Celera genome sequencers Mark Adams, Granger Sutton, Hamilton Smith, Eugene Myers, and Craig Venter on the other.

 

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