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Infection by a Virus Can Sometimes be Useful

18 Mar 2020

Even before the panic due to COVID-19, “virus” was a scary term. That’s because we have all had some sort of battle with a virus and the experience was not enjoyable. However, there are times when...

The Man Who Photocopied DNA and Also Saw a Talking Fluorescent Raccoon

15 Aug 2019

It may be surprising to learn that the credited inventor of the most important workhorse in molecular biology—the polymerase chain reaction or PCR—once claimed he had seen a talking fluorescent...

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