"Excellent. Answered all those questions I had that are never covered in text books, such as how big is a piece of DNA?"
Just reflect ....
on the millions of base pairs that make up the human genome
on the efforts of scientists and technologists around the world deciphering the human genetic code
on the potential benefits that understanding the human genome will bring - and the issues that will need to be considered
Knowledge of the human genome brings with it enormous power, and also great responsibilities.
Click here to download the Human Genome Project poster shown below.