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Pick of the week

All in sequence

Every cell in your body contains a DNA sequence that is totally unique to you (unless you’re an identical twin!). While the debate over how far your DNA determines your future rages on, this week’s pick looks at why decoding an organism’s genome sequence is so important. 

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