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Gene Counters Struggle to Get the Right Answer

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Science  22 Aug 2003:
Vol. 301, Issue 5636, pp. 1040-1041
DOI: 10.1126/science.301.5636.1040

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Until researchers determine what constitutes a gene, they can't tally up exactly how many humans have. In the meantime, gene-hunting programs are becoming more sophisticated.