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Now What?

Since the human draft genome was published more than 10 years ago, researchers have found many genes linked to various diseases, says the Guardian's Jonathan Latham. In fact, he notes that last week, researchers discovered five new genes linked to Alzheimer's disease, bringing the number of genes associated with the illness to 10.

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