The Human Genome Project
The human genome is present in each and every cell of our bodies and defines what we are like, from our hair colour to the way our bodies function.Show information
For years, science worked to decode the 3 billion letters that make up the human genome. The Human Genome Project achieved this goal in 2003, when the map of the genome was completed.
One of the most surprising findings was the discovery that people are 99.9 % genetically identical. And the small remaining 0.1 % determines the way we look, our predisposition for certain diseases and the way our bodies react to a given medication.