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Science  16 Feb 2001:
Vol. 291, Issue 5507, pp. 1196
DOI: 10.1126/science.291.5507.1196

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From the outset, the proposal to map and sequence the human genome has sparked controversy and evoked strong emotions. Science's News staff has collected a series of quotes that capture how the debate has shifted over the years.