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Modeling in Genomics

Over at Evolgen, blogger RPM discusses the use of model organisms and how there seems to be a hierarchy within the models -- humans being at the top. Why, then, he asks, are genomic studies done in non-humans? He responds by saying that studying other organisms isn’t just to understand human biology, but all of biology.

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