NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a paper appearing online today in Science, researchers from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, the J. Craig Venter Institute, and the University of Maryland School of Medicine reported that they have sequenced the complete genomes of all 99 catalogued human rhinoviruses, the viruses that cause the common cold, along with ten new field samples.

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