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Sensor Network Meeting in NYC

November 27, 2011

Friday, 2 December at the Eyebeam Art+Technology Center (540 West 21st St. in NYC) there will be an interesting opportunity to partake in a brainstorming session about bringing a network of sensors to the city. Check out this flyer for details.

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Giant amoebas under the ocean

November 7, 2011

Brought up from deep sea studies, these amoeba are absolutely huge!

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/nationnow/2011/10/giant-amoeba-found-mariana-trench-beneath-the-sea.html

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Patenting Genes and naturally occuring small molecules

November 4, 2011

Interesting piece by NPR on the patenting of natural products:

http://www.npr.org/2011/10/24/141429392/deadly-monopolies-patenting-the-human-body?sc=fb&cc=fp

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Identifying the Microbial Culprit of The Black Plague

October 18, 2011

A microbial treasure box was just dug up and some insight was provided (via sequencing technologies) into The Black Plague

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