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A Life Decoded: My Genome: My Life by J. Craig Venter

By J. Craig Venter

The effective memoir of the fellow at the back of one of many maximum feats in medical history

Of all of the medical achievements of the previous century, possibly none can fit the interpreting of the human genetic code, either for its technical brilliance and for its implications for our destiny. In A lifestyles Decoded, J. Craig Venter strains his upward push from an uninspired pupil to at least one of the main attention-grabbing and debatable figures in technology this day. the following, Venter relates the exceptional drama of the search to decode the human genome - a objective he estimated he may in attaining years previous and extra cost effectively than the government-sponsored Human Genome venture, and person who he fulfilled in 2001. an exhilarating tale of detection, A existence Decoded can be a revealing, and sometimes troubling, examine how technology is practiced this present day.

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