In 2001, scientists announced that humanity had read every single piece of information which makes up the human genome, the code within our DNA. It was a pivotal moment in scientific history. Indeed some even felt that we were on the verge of banishing illness and poor health forever! Ten years on, renowned scientist Dr. Adam Rutherford looks deep into this astonishing breakthrough, taking us through its discovery, the significance and consequences, and the realistic future. With excellent access to key players, breathtaking footage and easy-to-comprehend information, this is a fantastic resource for bringing a complex area of science to life.