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$100,000 had a need to analyze ‘$1,000’ genetic data Advances in technology have almost lifted the curtain on the long-awaited era of the $1,000 genome – a time when all the genes that define an individual can be deciphered for about that amount – compared to almost $1 million a couple of years ago Click to read more . But articles in the current edition of Chemical substance & Engineering News , ACS’ weekly newsmagazine, raises the disconcerting prospect that a price of $100,000, by one conservative estimate, is necessary to investigate that genetic data so it can be used in customized medicine – custom designing treatments that suit the patient’s genetic endowment.