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Read All About It--The First Female Genome! Or Is It?

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Science  06 Jun 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5881, pp. 1274
DOI: 10.1126/science.320.5881.1274a

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Last week's announcement that scientists had finally sequenced the genome of a woman was hailed as a victory for equality. But it raised eyebrows as well, because the data have not been put in the public domain nor analyzed, let alone published.