. IN CASE YOU MISSED IT _ The map of our DNA is finally complete. Here’s what that means for humanity. « JO LEE MAGAZINE

USA TODAY/Completing the final pieces is like adding the continent of Africa to a map of the globe that lacked it, said Michael Schatz, who participated in the research and is a professor of computer science and biology at Johns Hopkins University.

Missing that 8% still allowed scientists to get the gist of the story of human genetics, said Jonas Korlach, chief scientific officer of Pacific Biosciences, the company whose technology was used to fill the gaps.

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