• Many millions of dollars are being poured into projects like Encode, a massively ambitious effort to determine the role of every single piece of DNA in the human genome. (howstuffworks.com)
  • For more inform-ation about the Human Genome Project and other related topics like epigenetics, please visit the links on the next page. (howstuffworks.com)
  • We humans can do and understand remarkable things -- launch spaceships, build incredibly fast computers, create gorgeous works of art -- but our 3.2 billion pieces of DNA may be too much for our minds to fully comprehend in the end. (howstuffworks.com)
  • In the course of human progress, it has been far easier to understand the things we make, rather than what makes us. (howstuffworks.com)
  • But despite these SNPs, human beings only differ from one another by about 0.1 percent, enough to ensure that no two human beings are genetically identical, even, sometimes, identical twins. (howstuffworks.com)