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The Price of DNA Sequencing Dropped From $2.7 Billion to $300 in Less Than 20 Years

Nebula Genomics is offering access to your entire genetic makeup for less than the price of an Apple Watch

A sequencing chromatograph showing a DNA sequence and a sample of DNA from the human genome mapping project.
Photo: Science & Society Picture Library/SSPL/Getty Images

GGenome sequencing was once impossibly expensive. The Human Genome Project, an international effort to decode the human genome that launched in…




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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.

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