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Creating a biological hard drive: scientists use genetic code to store information

February 8, 2013

Filed under Science

When Shakespeare wrote his famous Sonnet 18 in 1609 - the one that begins with the iconic line “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?” - he had no idea that one day his words would also be written into the basic structure...

Proposition 37 fails in California: Why labeling GMOs is not worth the effort

November 9, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Science

On Tuesday the people of California voted “no” to Proposition 37, a ballot initiative that would have established a statewide labeling system for genetically modified food products. The initiative grew out of ongoing quest...

A Mystery in Captivity

A Mystery in Captivity

October 26, 2012

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