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John Sulston, 2002 Nobel Prize winner for physiology and medicine for his research on a tiny worm, gives an insider’s account of the science, politics and ethics behind the Human Genome Project.
- John Sulston John Sulston won the 2002 Nobel Prize in Medicine for studies on how cells in a tiny worm are genetically programmed to develop and to die. But he is best known for his groundbreaking work on human DNA.
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