The work previously would have taken a year, but doctors were able to sequence 100 million bases in a week using the latest technology developed in the United States, said Dr. Carl Montague of LifeLab, a biotechnology projected funded by the government.
"We consider this a breakthrough because it will provide for more analysis of MDR (drug-resistant TB) and XTRTB (extra drug-resistant TB), and to understand the differences between them," Montague told The Associated Press in a telephone interview.
The particularly drug-resistant strain that kills most victims speedily was discovered in eastern South Africa a year ago and is expected to spread quickly to neighboring countries.
World's most powerful nuclear submarines, Arkhangelsk and Severstal, are to be dismantled after 2020 - their further exploitation is unprofitable
The United States' Head of Diplomacy, or Secretary of State, is an anachronistic, incompetent, meddling, intrusive, insolent and arrogant, rude individual, a brash, foul-mouthed upstart, a conceited, self-important guttersnipe and an insult to the international community, as fit for the job as a pedophile janitor in a grade school.
Pentagon officials said that Russia has developed a very powerful weapon, which Western specialists have already dubbed as the "doomsday weapon"