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Half the DNA on the NYC Subway Matches No Known Organism (gizmodo.com)
9 points by tischler 9 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 2 comments

>The problem, though, is that our genetic libraries are still incomplete. For example, if I don't know what the DNA sequences of a cockroach look like, how can I know my DNA sequence belongs to a cockroach? That's how why half the DNA found in the project matched no known organism.

This is the crux of the article, file under "click-bait".


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