Ten years ago, when the draft of the human genome was announced, doctors never tested for genetic mutations within their patients, making it impossible to diagnose certain diseases or even to determine why certain medications were working for a specific patient and others weren't. Today, says New Scientist's Bijal Trivedi, medicine is undergoing a "revolution" because of genomics.

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Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

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