Friday, October 22, 2004

just links


Slow Food in the Christian Science Monitor; profile of ISU's organic ag extension specialist; Phillip Jones on plant-made pharmaceuticals in the ISB report; Pew report on gene flow in Mexican maize finally published [meanwhile, Chapela may end up in court]; Schlosser debates* trade journal columnist; Nobrega, et al., "Megabase deletions of gene deserts result in viable mice," Nature 431, 988 - 993* -- i.e. some DNA really is "junk", or at least not used in an obvious way all the time; Somers et al., "A high-density microsatellite consensus map for bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)," TAG Theoretical and Applied Genetics 190, 1105-1114* -- since we're all about the wheat genome here; Cormac Sheridan on molecular flavor startups, including Senomyx (Nature Biotechnology 22, 1203-1205*).

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