Biotechnology basics

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What is the Human Genome Project?

What is the Human Genome Project?

A genome is the complete set of DNA that makes an organism what it is. There’s a lot of information that’s packed into our DNA, ranging from our skin and hair color to our susceptibility to certain diseases, which is why it’s so important for us to understand our DNA. 

The Human Genome Project sought out this exact goal and brought together scientists from across the globe to help sequence the entirety of our DNA. 

Learn more about how it was done, and how it has changed what we know about our bodies! 

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