Words at Play : Top 10 Words of the '90s

#9: Genome 

"All told, genetic technology will give humankind an almost godlike power to improve its condition." – From a 1992 Time article about The Human Genome Project, a massive international collaboration to fully understand human DNA.

As a result of that project, which ran from 1990 to 2003, this decade saw unprecedented popular interest in what makes us who we are – our genetic material, or genome.

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