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Sequencers Call for Faster Data Release

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Science  23 May 1997:
Vol. 276, Issue 5316, pp. 1189
DOI: 10.1126/science.276.5316.1189b

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Worried that business secrecy may corrode the ethic of scientific cooperation, leaders of genome research in several countries last week appealed for a change of patent policies to encourage scientists to release sequence data as quickly as robotic sequencing machines generate them.