By Julia Karow

This article was originally published Nov. 5.

Nine month after presenting human genome sequencing data generated on its proprietary sequencing platform for the first time at a conference, Complete Genomics published a detailed description of its technology in Science last week, applying it to sequence three human genomes at consumables costs between $1,700 and $8,000 per genome.

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