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Follow that fosmid: more groundbreaking genetics research

Follow that fosmid: more groundbreaking genetics research

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 30, 2010 01:55 PM |

Paper in Cell rewrites our understanding of ‘copy and paste’ DNA.

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Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys' breakthrough is 'second most important UK discovery'

Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys' breakthrough is 'second most important UK discovery'

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 16, 2010 12:10 PM |

Genetic fingerprinting voted second only to double helix.

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Turning on the light to go to the toilet does not give you cancer

Turning on the light to go to the toilet does not give you cancer

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 14, 2010 12:40 PM |

There is no connection between illuminated, nocturnal calls of nature and cancer, despite what certain newspapers are claiming.

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Alec Jeffreys wins this year's Edinburgh Medal

Alec Jeffreys wins this year's Edinburgh Medal

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 08, 2010 01:25 PM |

Congratulations to our own Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys who has been named as the recipient of this year’s Edinburgh Medal, awarded to those people in science and technology “who have made a significant contribution to the understanding and well-being of humanity.”

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