harnessing the human genome

Podcast: The Human Genome Project is 30 years old. What have we learned since its inception?

Eric Green, Kat Arney | 
In this episode we bring you an in-depth interview with Dr Eric Green, director of the US National Human Genome ...
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Viewpoint: Genetics research was supposed to change human health. Is it time to reconsider investments in the field?

Erik Parens | 
Since its birth 30 years ago, proponents of the Human Genome Project have promised that genetics research would yield untold ...
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Viewpoint: Despite ‘hope and hype’, genome sequencing hasn’t given us revolutionary medical treatments

Ari Berkowitz | 
An emergency room physician, initially unable to diagnose a disoriented patient, finds on the patient a wallet-sized card providing access ...
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Whole genome sequencing could be the next big thing for consumers

Emily Mullin | 
Genome sequencing was once impossibly expensive. The Human Genome Project, an international effort to decode the human genome that launched ...
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Top 10 biotech innovations of all time, including CRISPR, IVF babies

Human Genome Project As biology’s first “big science” collaboration, the international Human Genome Project mapped and sequenced the entire human ...

Viewpoint: We need to stop worrying about whether people can cope with bad news from genetic tests

Erik Parens | 
When the Human Genome Project began in 1990, bioethicists feared that giving people the results of genetic tests would do ...
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