What Does it Mean?

A $125,000 machine from Knome aims to take the pain out of genome analysis. As The New York Times reports, the cost of sequencing a human genome is dropping, though analysis is still an issue and the machine, called the knoSYSTM100, may help researchers interpret what those sequences mean. For an extra $25,000 a year, users can get software updates and technical support.

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