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A decade on from the Human Genome Project, what is the state of the science? Explore the latest thinking, with resources from Oxford University Press. Dawn Field assesses the new wave of human genome projects, while John Parrington explores the Junk DNA question.

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What are the connections between Cinderella and science?
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The Man in the Monkeynut Coat
BBC Radio Leeds features author Kersten Hall for her work on William Astbury and the double-helix.
From New Scientist
Bill McGuire, author of Waking the Giant, writes about natural disasters in this feature.
See what Bill Gates has to say about Superintelligence by Nick Bostrom.
Co-author Dawn Field talks about the new age of genomics.
Budapest Scientific
Read the introduction to find out more about the visible memorabilia of science and scientists in Budapest.

Dawn Field, on the new age of genomics

John Parrington, on why there is more to the human genome than meets the eye.

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