Wellcome Trust Genome

Added to the Museum of Data by admin on Sunday, March 17, 2019. Museum of Data Collection ID: 284.

Public description: The first printout of the human genome to be presented as a series of books, displayed in the 'Medicine Now' room at the Wellcome Collection, London. The 3.4 billion units of DNA code are transcribed into more than a hundred volumes, each a thousand pages long, in type so small as to be barely legible.

Materials used: Paper, binding, hardcovers, ink

Credit: Wellcome Collection

Copyright: Wellcome Collection

External link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_Genome_Project

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