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Which came first, the blank slate or the writer?

Mardi Gras comes and goes here in New Orleans and I miss out on all the controversy. I think I have discovered the real reason some people get so queasy when talk of genetic engineering of intelligence arises. If the … Continue reading

07. March 2003 by Mr. Gunn
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Peter Schultz makes mRNA cry.

I recently heard a presentation on this crazy guy, Peter Schultz, who has engineered bacteria to use para-aminophenylalanine instead of amber codons. The bacteria synthesize para-phenylalanine, have a para-phenylalanine tRNA synthetase, and and insert it with very high fidelity whenever … Continue reading

17. February 2003 by Mr. Gunn
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