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About two meters' worth of DNA is crammed into a nucleus that's only some five micrometers to 10 micrometers wide, and though how it's arranged in there influences gene expression, Science News' Sarah Schwartz writes that researchers have only recently been able to begin to tease apart genomic architecture and how it shifts over time.

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