The human genome project

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  • The Human Genome Project
    • The idea
      • To map around 25000 human genes
      • Thousands of scientists from all over the world worked together
      • The collaboration of many scientists meant that genes were found quicker.
    • Positive
      • It could predict and prevent diseases
      • Develop better medicines
      • Accurate diagnosis
      • Improve forensic science
    • Negative
      • Increased stress
      • Gene-ism
        • people could be forced not to have children when they
      • Discrimination from employers and insurers
    • If scientists work together they can cut down costs
      • Thousands of scientists from all over the world worked together

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