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Martinez, R, Enriquez, J and West, J 2003 , 'The Geography of the Genome' , Wired: DNA Space: Welcome to Biotechonomy, no. 11.06 .

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It turns out a new world hierarchy is developing, one that separates those nations and regions that are bioliterate from those that are bio-illiterate. This is the world of DNA space, populated by a self-selecting few who have chosen to participate in the new technology revolution. The price of admission: the ability to produce, read, or translate DNA. This means that even as biodata begins to drive industries from agribusiness to computing, cosmetics to chemical manufacturing, few nations have the skills required to develop, access, and use it.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Martinez, R and Enriquez, J and West, J
Journal or Publication Title: Wired: DNA Space: Welcome to Biotechonomy
ISSN: 1059-1028
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