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The Observer | George Church: ‘Genome sequencing is like the internet back in the late 1980s.’

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The pioneering geneticist on why he wants us to earn money by sharing our genomic data, his plans to resurrect the woolly mammoth and how narcolepsy helps him generate ideas.

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By Zoë Corbyn | Sun 18 Feb 2018 02.30 EST

What is the value of getting your genome sequenced? Why do it?

One very compelling argument that I think justifies almost everybody in the population getting sequenced is reproductive decision making: who to date, who to marry, whether or not to have gamete [egg/sperm] donors. Anybody that is of reproductive age, whether they intend to or not, are at risk of producing 5% of babies that are very severely affected with genetic disorders. Longer term, sequencing can enable the development of therapies that could provide years of enhanced quality of life.

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