Re: A True Hero

From: Travas Gunnell (
Date: Tue Feb 13 2001 - 18:56:24 MST

--- Max More <> wrote:
> At 02:55 PM 2/13/01, you wrote:

> ??? The public effort did *not* beat Celera's
> effort. Celera finished ahead
> with a higher quality sequencing. That's why major
> companies and
> institutions (such as the entire University of
> California system) are
> paying big money for the data.
> Max

Hmmm... Well, the New York Times seems to say
otherwise... I originally found the story on
So far I haven't read anything else to contradict it.
Do you have any other references that you can point me
to? And weren't those various companies and
institutions paying Celera prior to the final
sequencing of the genome?


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