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What Will Gene Sequencing Create?

Human gene sequencing, the outcome of years of research in the field of molecular biology, has made possible the analysis, prevention and treatment of certain diseases and an understanding of the probable variation of the normal human genome. The urge to better human life has led to scientific advance to such an extent that it will soon be possible to create a human genetic map. But one must realize that a human being is a creation of a living being who has evolved through a billion years of adj

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Human gene sequencing, the outcome of years of research in the field of molecular biology, has made possible the analysis, prevention and treatment of certain diseases and an understanding of the probable variation of the normal human genome. The urge to better human life has led to scientific advance to such an extent that it will soon be possible to create a human genetic map.

But one must realize that a human being is a creation of a living being who has evolved through a billion years of adjustment and adaptation. His genetic makeup has been formed through years of exposure to varied experiences and environments both natural and artificial. The introduction of technology to sequence human genes may distort the inherent mechanisms of adaptation and adjustment.

Apart from that, human understanding and endeavors have limitations of time, foresight and vision. It is true that years of research have made...

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