Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, July 6th, 2000
The publicly funded Human Genome Project and the private Celera Genomics Corp. scheduled press conferences on June 26 to announce they have decoded the 3.1 billion sub-units of DNA, the chemical "letters" that make up the recipe of human life. The discovery is seen as one of history's great scientific milestones, the biological equivalent of the moon landing.
"It's a giant resource," said James D. Watson, the scientist who won the Nobel Prize for Physiology for his work in discovering...
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