TITLE

HIS BEAUTIFUL WORLD

AUTHOR(S)
Collins, Francis; Hinch, Jim
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Guideposts;Dec2006, Vol. 61 Issue 10, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the experiences of the author studying human genome. For nearly a decade he had led a team of researchers racing to decipher the biochemical instruction manual for making human beings. All living creatures, from humans to the lowliest amoeba, are literally brought into existence by the genes that make up their DNA. The author lead the Human Genome Project in 1993.
ACCESSION #
23349057

 

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