16 February 2001
Vol 291, Issue 5507

About The Cover

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COVER The face of the human genome. A scientific milestone of enormous proportions, the sequencing of the human genome will impact all of us in diverse ways-from our views of ourselves as human beings to new paradigms in medicine. This entire issue is devoted to the scientific announcement of the sequencing of the human genome, initial analyses of the genome and genomic data, as well as Viewpoints and News features discussing the implications of the results and paths for the future.

[Image: Ann Elliott Cutting]