The European Union just granted 1.2 billion euro to the Human Brain Project—a sort of Human Genome Project for the brain.
The Human Genome Project began not with a question, but an answer that had to be substantiated in reverse.
That reality traces back to the Human Genome Project, which officially wrapped up one decade ago, in 2003.
Human Genome Project n.
An international research effort to map and identify the role of all genes in the human genome.
|Human Genome Project |
An international scientific research project designed to study and identify all of the genes in the human genome, to determine the base-pair sequences in human DNA, and to store this information in computer databases. The Human Genome Project began in the United States in 1990 and was completed in 2003.