By Monica Heger

Organizers of the Archon Genomics
X Prize — which will award $10 million to the team that first successfully sequences 100 whole human genomes in under 10 days for less than $10,000 per genome — have expanded the goal of the competition in the face of rapidly advancing sequencing technology.

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