Human Genome Map Completed An international research team announces the completion of the final version of the human genome map, the genetic blueprint of life. Experts predict the achievement -- publicly available on the Internet -- will lead to new medications, food crops and new ways to treat or prevent diseases and illnesses. Hear NPR's Jon Hamilton.
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Scientists Hail Completion of Human Genome Map

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Scientists Hail Completion of Human Genome Map

Scientists Hail Completion of Human Genome Map

Scientists Hail Completion of Human Genome Map

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An international research team announces the completion of the final version of the human genome map, the genetic blueprint of life. Experts predict the achievement — publicly available on the Internet — will lead to new medications, food crops and new ways to treat or prevent diseases and illnesses. Hear NPR's Jon Hamilton.