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The Science and Technology Behind the Human Genome Project


This comprehensive resource teaches readers about the fundamental science behind the Human Genome Project, the aim of which was to identify and map all of the genes in the human genome. Readers will learn the basics of DNA, genetics, and the human genome; important areas and the history of genetic research; and how our world has changed since the project. Further, readers will learn about the project itself, including its timeline, ambitions, and achievements, and what we’ve learned. Satisfying the biology component of the Core Curriculum, this book is a great introduction into genetics research.

Series: The Biotechnology Revolution

Interest Level: Grades 9-12

Guided Reading Level:  Z

Lexile Level:  1320

ISBN: 9781622755745 (Print)  9781622755752 (E-book)

Copyright: ©2016

Pages: 128

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