The $100 Genome

A decade ago, the Human Genome Project decoded the complete genetic code of a human being over a period of 13 years at a cost of $3 billion. Today, that feat can be accomplished for $60,000 in a few weeks. Within the next decade, it will take 15 minutes and may cost as little as $100. What are the implications of this 30-million fold improvement in price/performance? What are the opportunities and threats you need to be aware of as an investor, citizen, and consumer? We’ll give you our diagnosis. <

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