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When comparing the DNA of two people, you’ll see single letter changes every few thousand letters. An interesting feature of SNPs is that their ordering has distinct patterns, where sets of¬†consecutive changes are most often found together. There are many methods for looking at this data, so this piece combines several of them into a single visual display. View full project description.

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Founded in 2010 by Ben Fry, Fathom Information Design works with clients to understand complex data through interactive tools and software for mobile devices, the web, and large format installations. Out of its studio in Boston, Fathom partners with Fortune 500s and non-profit organizations across sectors, including health care, education, financial services, media, technology, and consumer products.

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