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Science  16 Feb 2001:
Vol. 291, Issue 5507, pp. 1186
DOI: 10.1126/science.291.5507.1186

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Perhaps the most surprising thing about the human genome project is that it was begun at all. In the mid-1980s, the technology for decoding DNA's sequence of chemical bases was in its relative infancy. And the computer technology that came to play such a vital role in the project wasn't even invented yet.