Isolated Islands DNA Health Plan Faces Resistance From Skeptics

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Fish pens sit in the water near Torshavn, the capital of the Faroe... News PhotoDNA,Denmark,Europe,Faroe Islands,Finance,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Scandinavian Culture,Sitting,Torshavn,WaterPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergFish pens sit in the water near Torshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands, under the sovereignty of Denmark, on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. A proposed plan would decipher the complete DNA sequence of the 50,000 citizens of this tiny, windswept land halfway between Scotland and Iceland, from its fishermen to the prime minister. Scientists already see the Faroes becoming a model for the use of human genomes. Photographer: John Lauerman/Bloomberg via Getty Images