From Dusty Samples on Shelves to Cryogenically Frozen Ones | GenomeWeb

Researchers at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, are trying to capture much of the genetic diversity of life on Earth by storing embryos, seeds, and other samples in the museum's 6,500-square-foot biorepository and sequencing those samples, National Geographic magazine writes.

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