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Genomic Research, 50 Years after DNA-Structure Discovery

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Genomic Research, 50 Years after DNA-Structure Discovery

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Genomic Research, 50 Years after DNA-Structure Discovery

Genomic Research, 50 Years after DNA-Structure Discovery

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Fifty years after James Watson and Francis Crick discover the structure of DNA, genomic research thrives. Some say the Human Genome Project, a national effort to identify the approximately 30,000 genes in human DNA, will change the way illness, prevention and treatment are defined. Hear Francis Collins of the National Human Genome Research Institute.