Monday, April 26, 2010

Johnny Appleseed: Kazakhstan frontman?

In an article on genetic testing within Science [328 Science 298, 302], one finds the text:

"Unfortunately, Chapman, no geneticist, had drawn on a narrow stock of European apples--itself a narrow selection of wild apples, which are native to Kazakhstan."

**Elsewhere in Science

on a piece on "homeostatic engineering," the sentence "Not so many years ago, adding a heterologous set of enzymes in order to augment the biosynthesis capacity of a microbe was acknowledged as a remarkable feat of rational design." 328 Science 286.

an "In memoriam" piece on Constance Holden, who was killed while riding a bicycle.


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