It’s All in the Genes—
and Collaborations

We know so much about human genetics
thanks to the human genome project, which
mapped the entire human genome. The
ultimate goal of this project was to identify
the complete sequence of the approximately
20,000-25,000 genes in the human body. To do
this, scientists had to begin readinG... Read more


The world is full of people who discover things — big things, little things, mysterious things. While the rest of us eat breakfast or go to class or IM, scientists do science.

Teams of people may work for months or years to advance a piece of knowledge; they depend on the people who came before; they help the people who come later.

What A Year! highlights a breakthrough each month and gives some information about the people behind it. You can learn what's going on in your scientific back yard, and to dig a lot deeper if you want.

Have a great year!

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