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Mycoplasma laboratorium, the first synthetic organism

Update: The end of the world? Dr Franken-Venter? Nope Craig Venter has built a synthetic genome out of laboratory chemicals and is poised to announce the creation of the first artificial life form. A team of 20 scientists led by … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday PLoS Pathogens

PLoS Pathogens is two years old, and to celebrate, they’ve just published a list of the top ten papers downloaded from September 2005 to July 2007, so if you need to catch up on your reading: Carrageenan Is a Potent … Continue reading

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