Genetic entrepreneur to compete in Genomics X Prize

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    Genetic entrepreneur to compete in Genomics X Prize

    By Helen Briggs BBC News
    ] Dr Jonathan Rothberg

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    BBC News - Genetic entrepreneur to compete in Genomics X Prize
     
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    Fast sequencing of baby DNA offers hope for ill infants...
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    Gene machines used to find cause of baby illnesses
    Fri, Oct 05, 2012 - US scientists have sequenced the entire genetic code of four gravely ill newborns and identified genetic diseases in three of them in two days, quick enough to help doctors make treatment decisions.
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    '50-hour genome' test for babies with genetic diseases
    4 October 2012 - Faster results mean sick babies can be given the correct medication
     

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