OneZero
Published in

OneZero

Reengineering Life

Researchers Just Took a Major Step Toward Decoding the Entire Human Genome

17 years after the Human Genome Project, researchers unlocked the X chromosome

Photo illustration of X chromosomes against a background of wispy DNA helices.
Photo illustration; Image source: Science Photo Library — SCIEPRO

Reengineering Life is a series from OneZero about the astonishing ways genetic technology is changing humanity and the world around us.

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.