April 14 2003 – The Human Genome Project is Completed

April 14 2003 – The Human Genome Project is CompletedRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons In the history of science, there have been dozens of discoveries which have changed the nature of the field going forward. On April 14, 2003, following more than twelve years of research by geneticists on four continents, the Human Genome Project was declared complete. For the first time in history, a picture of the DNA sequence necessary to create a person was available — with 99.99 per cent accuracy. During the mid-1980s, the United States Department of Energy held a pair of conferences with respected scientists to discuss genetics. By reviewing available technology and […]