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5: Human Genome Project

For Rising above Usual Silos to Unlock the Building Block Of Humanity—and Enable Unparalleled Innovations in Medicine, Biotech and Life Sciences

Deciphering the roughly 30,000 genes that make up human life would have been challenging enough. Add in that the technology needed to do it hadn't yet been invented—and that the project team spanned 20 research centers in six countries—and the odds get steeper still. The Human Genome Project wasn't just on the frontiers of science. It was drawing the map as it went.
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