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What is a genome and why is mapping it so valuable? An expert explains

Digital image of DNA structure; human genome.

Scientists have made a more diverse map of the human genome. Image: Unsplash/sangharsh_l

Kate Whiting
Senior Writer, Forum Agenda
Kateryna Gordiychuk
Video Producer, World Economic Forum
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'Book of life' ... the human genome is a set of instructions. Image: National Human Genome Research Institute

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The DNA sequencing process. Image: National Human Genome Research Institute


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