NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Two weeks after announcing the Archon X Prize for Genomics, the X Prize Foundation addressed the nitty-gritty of how to win.
 
The guidelines are out but not yet set in stone, according to Larry Kedes, a senior advisor and SAB co-chair for the genomics X Prize. For now, Prize organizers, who are in the process of lining up judges, want to know how they can improve the rules.
 

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