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Comparison Shopping

Science  16 Feb 2001:
Vol. 291, Issue 5507, pp. 1180-1181
DOI: 10.1126/science.291.5507.1180

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Now that the human genome has come off the production line, researchers are eager to kick the tires and take it out for a spin. They actually have two versions to test drive, one produced with private money and the other with public funds. Naturally, people are asking how the two products compare. Getting an answer to that question, however, may not be straightforward.