The Human Genome Project +5

Where Are We Now?

Publication of the draft sequences of the human genome in 2001 was greeted with considerable hyperbole, being compared to the invention of the printing press, landing a man on the moon, the development of the atomic bomb, and more. We asked several researchers how, five years later, the genome has lived up to its billing, and what the next five years of the "post-genomic" era would look like.

"I'm going to be aggressively positive. I think [the impact of the...

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