This Dusty Old Thing?

Genomics is a fast-moving science, no doubt about that, but it is also a young science. Is it really already time to start sorting around through its brief history, sifting for archeological shards from its earliest days so they may be catalogued and stored in museums?

You bet, or so say a few folks who have launched such a project, the Museum Genomics Initiative, Nature News reports.

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