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Biotechnology: Hype Surrounds Genomics Inc.

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Science  07 Feb 1997:
Vol. 275, Issue 5301, pp. 770
DOI: 10.1126/science.275.5301.770

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Academics, researchers at older biotech and big pharmaceutical companies, and even some stock analysts worry that the promise of genomics is being oversold. As one prominent researcher puts it, “For a number of genetic diseases, knowing the genes might not help the patient one whit.”