DNA centre opens

A new centre devoted to decoding the secrets of our DNA has opened in Cambridgeshire.

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Cambridgeshire once again leading the way in Genomics

You may have seen our report only last week on how Cambridgeshire is becoming a world leader in decoding the secrets of our DNA.

Well, now a new centre devoted to just that has opened in the county.

It's going to be the headquarters of the European Bioinformatics Institute and focus on revolutionary new science which could cure rare diseases and secure new types of food and water supplies.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Tanya Mercer

Science Minister backs genome centre

A new centre devoted to decoding the secrets of our DNA has opened in Cambridgeshire.

The headquarters of the European Bioinformatics Institute at the Genome Campus in Hinxton will focus on revolutionary new science, which could cure rare diseases and secure new types of food and water supplies.

It was opened by Science Minister David Willetts.

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