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Reading Between the Genomes

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Reading Between the Genomes

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Reading Between the Genomes

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Once upon a time, biologists believed that large sections of the genome had no obvious purpose. Now, scientists say there's a wealth of information in between the genes coded into our DNA. ENCODE, short for ENCyclopedia Of DNA Elements, aims to identify all the functional elements in the human genome.

John M. Greally, assistant professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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