Girl Planting seeds

New Study, Avoid Drinking Very Hot Beverages

The fundamental goal of the $3 billion Human Genome Project1 was to discover the genetic origins to common diseases, such as cancer and dementia. Based on this knowledge, scientists believed new treatments could be developed to wipe out conditions rampant in the human population.  The project was launched in 1990 and completed in 2003. While it yielded a bountiful harvest of information for biologists, any treatments have remained elusive.2 Since the goal of sequencing 3 billion units in the human genetic structure was far too expensive, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) devised a shortcut.  Read more...



close (X)