Archived Blog Post: April 21, 2000

Error in Genome Done on the Fly - "Celera Genomics, which recently claimed to have finished the human genome sequence, inadvertently mixed some human genetic information with that of the fruit fly in a public database. But Celera officials said Thursday that this type of error is common, and will have no effect on scientific research." - "You're getting worse." "No! I'm getting better!"