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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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Science in Wonderland
The Lancet praises Melanie Keene’s "warm and lively prose".
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The Deeper Genome
Writer John Parrington "provides an elegant, accessible account of the profound and unexpected complexities of the human genome," says the New Scientist.
The Sceptical Optimist
Nicholas Agar discusses the threats of a technologically enhanced future.
The Fourth Revolution
Luciano Floridi’s "persuasively" written book is reviewed in the Citizen’s Income newsletter.
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Mathematical Underpinnings of Analytics
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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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