By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The X Prize Foundation today disclosed new details about its $10 million Archon Genomics prize, saying that Medco Health Solutions will be a sponsor for the genomics project and that the award will go to the first team to accurately sequence the whole genome of 100 subjects within 30 days for $1,000 or less per person.

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