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What a prominent spot for a terrible typo! Front page of today's NYTimes Science section, lead article, huge photo of Craig Venter spread across the top of the page. And the caption reads....

A team led by J. Craig Venter, above, has finished the first mapping of a full, or dilpoid, genome, made up of....

Dilpoid.....I was speechless! Somebody sure must have gotten yelled at.

It was corrected online by the time I thought to check.


sheila
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