EPRS podcast - STOA: What if consumers could use devices to sequence DNA?


Sequencing and analysis of the human genome, all the genetic information stored in our DNA, enable understanding about a person’s ancestry, health and various traits. DNA sequencing greatly benefits medicine and the life sciences by allowing them to predict and cure diseases. While DNA sequencing technologies continuously improve and become less costly, what if we all soon possessed our personal, smart DNA sequencers and apps to analyse DNA?

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