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Five new one-hour programs in The DNA Files series of documentaries have been broadcast on 200 National Public Radio stations across the country since November 2001. These shows explore recent progress in genetics research and related ethical, legal, and social issues, all in easy-to-understand language. Produced by SoundVision and hosted by John Hockenberry, the new programs are
Tapes and transcripts of the new series are available from 510/486-1185 or www.dnafiles.org/about/tapes.html. Transcripts of the first nine award-winning programs, featured on NPR stations in 1998, can be downloaded free from the same site. Five segments from the earlier series can be heard at www.ornl.gov/hgmis/education/audio.shtml
The electronic form of the newsletter may be cited in the following style:
Human Genome Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Human Genome News (v12n1-2).
The Human Genome Project (HGP) was an international 13-year effort, 1990 to 2003. Primary goals were to discover the complete set of human genes and make them accessible for further biological study, and determine the complete sequence of DNA bases in the human genome. See Timeline for more HGP history.