Dust off the Samples

Researchers in the UK have sequenced genes from tumors that are nearly 100 years old, Nature News reports.

Sam Behjati sifted through the archive of the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children to identify tumors for sequencing, and Nature News notes that he's particularly interested in uncovering archived rare cancers to boost sample numbers for sequencing studies.

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