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SEQUENCING Nature Knows Best

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Eugene Chan was a first-year med student when he began brainstorming better ways to sequence DNA. He tried to find an example in nature that would improve upon the decades-old technologies of PCR and Sanger’s sequencing. “The most obvious is in cell division,” he says. “During that process you get faithful replication and reading of the genome in less than 30 minutes.”

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