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Genome studies: Genetics by numbers

Genomewide association studies are starting to turn up increasingly reliable disease markers. Monya Baker investigates where we are now and what comes next.

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Monya Baker is the editor of Nature Reports Stem Cells and writes for Nature from San Francisco.

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Baker, M. Genome studies: Genetics by numbers. Nature 451, 516–518 (2008).

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