A team of researchers led by Craig Venter published an analysis of his genome last month — the first diploid genome of a known individual to be sequenced and published. While Venter hailed the study as an important step toward individualized genomics, he cautioned that there are still questions regarding the cost and accuracy of new sequencing methods that will need to be addressed before the field takes off.

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