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Tweet Way back in 2008 I wrote a brief blog article about the sequencing of the genome of a rather poorly unusual organism, Trichoplax adhaerens (What the heck is a Placozoan, anyway?).  The interest there was that the genome had … Continue reading

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Tweet Image via CrunchBase I’ve been trying to overhaul my reprint collection* and bibliography, using the Mendeley Research Networks system.  Access to many journals comes via Elsevier’s ScienceDirect, which has been down for most of yesterday “for scheduled maintenance”.  At … Continue reading

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Tweet The latest issue of Genetics to flop onto my desk has a rather nice article by Sydney Brenner entitled “In the Beginning Was the Worm…“. This brief article (in the regularly excellent Perspectives section) presents an account of the … Continue reading

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Tweet Our paper describing a new allele of the Drosophila WRN-like exonuclease DmWRNexo  and on it’s biochemical characterisation is finally out in print (its been available online for some time): Boubriak, I., Mason, P. A., Clancy, D. J., Dockray, J., … Continue reading

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Tweet A bit of a rumpus about UK science funding policy erupted this week, following publication of a letter to the Times Higher about the move to increase the emphasis towards funding science with a more immediate benefit to the … Continue reading

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