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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.

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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.

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