When the Human Genome Project announced that the entire human genome had been sequenced the term "finished" was a matter of semantics. Technically, it was the most complete human genome, but researchers were still laboring away, putting bits and pieces together and trying to resolve some of the trickier regions. In fact, efforts to finish the human genome persist 10 years later.

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