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Project Genesis was a division of International Operations. The purpose of the agency was to experiment on humans, and give them superhuman abilities with drugs that were administered to them like lab rats.
The "recruits" were actually the "lab rats" that were experimented on, in an effort to give them superhuman abilities. They were as listed: