NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The X Prize Foundation today announced its $10 million Archon X Prize for Genomics, which will go to the first team to create a technology that can map 100 human genomes in 10 days.

According to the Foundation, the prize “is designed to usher in a new era of personalized preventative medicine.”

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