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Oh Daphnia, why so many genes?

Ms. Water flea, Daphnia pulex…..credit: Wiki Commons This equal sign, =, is about as big the known champion of the gene-filled genome. Little Daphnia pulex, variously labeled a crustacean (like shrimp) or ‘the water flea,’ is the first of its subphylum to have its genome sequenced. Lo and behold: Daphnia’s genome has more genes – […]
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Sci-fi Movie Review: Moon

[As usual, this spoiler-laden review is written with the assumption that most people reading it have already seen the movie. Moon is out on DVD and Blu-ray.] To start with a conclusion, Moon is a good science fiction movie that some people will like quite a lot. It’s an ‘indie’ film (an independent), meaning that […]
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