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Scientists Create First Virtual Organism

Stanford researchers have produced the first complete computer model of a virtual organism. Using data from more than 900 scientific papers, the team led by Professor Markus Covert was able to account for every single molecular interaction which takes place in the world’s smallest free-living bacterium, Mycoplasma genitalium. (Illustration: Erik Jacobsen / Covert Lab)According to …

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The word geek is a slang term for odd or non-mainstream people, with different connotations ranging from “a computer expert or enthusiast” to “a person heavily interested in a hobby”, with a general pejorative meaning of “a peculiar or otherwise dislikable person, especially one who is perceived to be overly intellectual”. This word comes from …

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