The Leipzig team of genetic scientists has announced that it was able to completely decode the genome of an extinct species of humans, the Denisova, using DNA extracted from a single 10-milligram bone fragment of a 50,000-year-old skeleton. The skeleton was found in Southern Siberia in 2010, and cam ... More >>
JWT, known to antiquarians as the J. Walter Thompson agency, has announced its "90 Things to Watch in 2009." Among them are: Apatow-esque Humor, Crowdfunding, hi5, The Green-Collar Class, Marketing with Aromas, Outliers (as a term), The Decline of E-Mail, Radical Transparency Meets Genomics, Wikilea ... More >>
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