Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Esquire:Feature Story:WHAT I'VE LEARNED: James Watson:

The cost of DNA sequencing is going to change the world much faster than I would have thought. We can resequence someone now for $150,000. Can you reach the $1,000 genome? I'm skeptical of that. But just $15,000 would change the world. You'd do a thousand Greeks and a thousand Swedes and find out what's different about them. Anytime a child has problems school or something where you worry something is wrong, you'll do a DNA diagnosis.

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