The Human Genome Project, Bill Clinton
Interviewee: Bill Clinton. President William (Bill) Clinton talks about the significance of the Human Genome Project. (DNAi Location: Genome > The project > Putting it together > Interviews > The 20th century scientific discovery)
I thought it would probably be the most important scientific discovery in the 20th century; I thought it had the promise of identifying the main variants which are high predictors of all kinds of cancers and Parkinson's and Alzheimer's and other medical problems. I thought it held the promise of giving mothers a little gene card to bring home from the hospital with their newborns, which would tell them what their genetic profile is, and give them a way of minimizing the risk and maximizing the strengths of their newborn babies. I think it will lead quite soon to life expectancy in excess of ninety years in countries with good health systems.
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11245. Clinton Prison, Dannemora, New York, from Arthur Estabrook's field photographs for The Jukes in 1915
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11545. People (April 1931) news items: disputed quote by President Herbert Hoover, Senate tesitmony on birth control, use of eye color inheritance in courts
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