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Why genetics has shot its wad, sequencing will drop to 30 cents per lane, and genomics will be used to predict weather

It’s been four months since Craig Venter announced plans to open a new sequencing center in Rockville, Md. Most of the 79 staff has been hired, and the new facility at 1901 Research Boulevard — squeezed between The Institute for Genomic Research and Celera Genomics — is operational.

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