Report Suggests Big Payoff from Human Genome Project | GenomeWeb

This article has been updated with comments from a study co-author.

By Matt Jones

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Human Genome Project was the spark for major breakthroughs in the biomedical and biotech fields, and the government money that funded it has already paid off many times over in terms of economic output, taxes, and start-up companies, according to a new industry report.

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