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NEW TEST OFFERS SPEEDY READING OF GENETIC MAKEUP

June 5, 2006
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American scientists have ushered in an era of personalised genetics by reading an individual's entire genetic makeup in record time. Researchers used a new technique called DNA barcoding to scan six feet of unravelled genetic material plucked from a single cell of a donor in two weeks. The multimillion-dollar Human Genome Project, which produced the first draft of the human genetic code in 2000, took three years to complete.
The Guardian