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November 27, 2001

Sequencing the Human Genome

Guest: Eric Green.

Today on Focus we'll review what is arguably the most ambitious medical research project ever undertaken: the exploration of the human genome. Our guest will be Eric Green from the National Human Genome Research Institute. He'll explain some of their technology and give us a progress report. Much has been accomplished, he says, but we are only partway up the mountain.


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November 20, 2001

Alive and Kicking: When Soccer Moms Take the Field and Change Their Lives Forever

More girls than ever are involved in school sports at all levels. Harvey Araton says Title 9 opened doors for girls and young women in sports, inspiring more adult women to participate in teams sports for the first time. The sport of soccer in particular has taken on new life in the United States, energized by shared family experiences around organized sports which increasingly include women.


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