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Jay Lake
Date: 2009-03-17 03:56
Subject: [links] Link salad for an Omaha Tuesday
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Tags:art, funny, links, personal, publishing, science
scalzi says it all about SyFy — Heh.

Todays xkcd is an awesome intersection of technogeekery and litgeekery

Recreating the Mona Lisa in burger grease — (Thanks to willyumtx, I think.)

A Machine That Speeds Up Evolution — Interesting story about bioengineering, though the headline is cooler than the copy.

?otD: Where am I? On the road again?

Body movement: 55 minute workout at gym - mixed lower body and cardio
This morning's weigh-in: n/a (travel day)
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville; Watchmen by Alan Moore etc.

Originally published at jlake.com.

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J.K.Richárd: hoverhino
User: neutronjockey
Date: 2009-03-17 12:25 (UTC)
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"Instead, Church and his collaborators attack the genome on a broad scale. They design numerous genetic changes targeting genes throughout the genome, and then implement them all at once, looking for the resulting bacterial strain that can best produce the desired product."


...and his name is 'Church.' :D
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S. Boyd Taylor
User: sboydtaylor
Date: 2009-03-17 13:19 (UTC)
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Am I the only one that thinks making 50 random changes to bacteria and sending a prayer to heaven hoping that we've create a medicine instead of a pandemic is... hrm... a little scary?
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Cliff: Playing Sitar
User: obadiah
Date: 2009-03-17 22:26 (UTC)
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Keyword:Playing Sitar
Todays xkcd is an awesome intersection of technogeekery and litgeekery

And artgeekery! :-D
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