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Eyes Wide Open: The Human Genome Project, Biobanks & Privacy of Data

When my niece was born, in 2009, one of the issues that was raised in the family was whether or not her stem cells should be stored in a biobank. 673 more words

The Gay Gene Exists?

New evidence suggests that there is in fact a gay gene. Scientists who are working on The Human Genome project have found significant evidence that gay men and women may have genes which make them gay. 295 more words


Genetic Screening: Cure or Curse?

In the 2002 PBS documentary Cracking the Code of Life, which narrates the scientific effort to decode the human genome, one episode relates the story of the Lord family. 566 more words

Science And Humanities

Observation #002: Human code / Digital code

I was looking again at the fascinating image archives of the Wellcome Collection and saw this:

It’s what DNA sequences look like. It’s the work of the Human Genome Project. 43 more words