Loads of people loved it.
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Some folk thought it was utter tosh. And, I respect that, of course. But, for me, it rates right up there with the best of what I have ever done. You see, I think unravelling the human genome — understanding what the six billion letter code means and how it works — is the most exciting, challenging, fascinating area of modern biology. It is going to revolutionise our lives.
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Personalised medicine is just the beginning, I am sure. This super specialist area of science is going to have a huge impact on us all, yet few folk have any idea what the genome is or the power it holds.
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Unless, of course, you can pimp it up a bit and give it a bit of personality. Over the best part of three years, I travelled the length and breadth of the USA on the most extraordinary road trip.
Why the USA? If I had tried to do it here, I would have been arrested! I clocked up some serious mileage, burned tanker loads of cheap gas and met some truly fascinating people — dead and alive. My mission was to track down body parts of some of the most iconic, influential, famous and infamous characters from history. Napoleon, Einstein and JFK were all on the list. So were Elvis and John Lennon. How cool would it be to then compare, for each icon, their biology with their biography?
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We wanted to provoke discussion and debate. We succeeded.
Other themes examined include: the continuity and discontinuity between actual corpses and their facsimiles, how images of corpses figure with other representations of the body, cultural ambivalence about the corpse, the banality of death, the search for immortality, and how the corpse as a social construction challenges Western cultural taboos and practices surrounding the dead body. See Verdery, Verdery, K. The new sex: The rise of the dead body in popular culture.
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