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The Genomic Revolution

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7298.1371 (Published 02 June 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:1371
  1. Janice Hopkins Tanne, medical journalist
  1. New York

    Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, until 1 January 2002

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    American Museum of Natural History

    Glowing through the darkness are the lights of green for adenine, blue for cytosine, yellow for guanine, and red for thymine—the four bases of DNA. This spectacular exhibition guides visitors through dimly lit rooms, past gleaming panels, interactive computers, video comments by expert scientists, hands-on experiments, and polling stations. It presents a clear view of what we know about human, animal, and plant genomes. In an even handed way it raises questions about genomic research and its implications, and asks viewers to consider ethical …

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