Five things you probably didn't know about the Human Genome Project

Five things you probably didn’t know about the Human Genome Project

Today we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first draft of the entire human…

By Mehdi Khadraoui


ENCODE researchers found that most of our DNA has a function: controlling when and where genes are turned on and off.

Fast forward for biomedical research

Today, an international team of researchers reveal that much of what has been called ‘junk DNA’ in the human genome is actually a massive control…

By Guest author(s)


New findings challenge established views about human genome

The ENCyclopedia Of DNA Elements (ENCODE), an international research consortium organised by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI),…

By Guest author(s)



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