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Thursday, November 23, 2006

Gobble gobble!

Happy thanksgiving, everyone!

Posted at: 12:25 AM
Categories: Diary
Breakthrough in genetics

Here is a pretty neat advancement in genetics pointed out by slashdot (The Independent deserves credit for writing an excellent article). Apparently several important genes are duplicated several times in human DNA, and that variations in the number of these copies not only results in greater genetic diversity than originally believed in humans but can also have important health consequences.

Posted at: 12:23 AM
Categories: Biotechnology