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Wednesday, February 28, 2024
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Scientific Pioneer to Speak at UB

Not many people can say they have sequenced the human genome, but J. Craig Venter can. Venter, one of the world's leading scientists in genomics, has made some groundbreaking studies, observing the sequences of DNA and genes in a cell. In his most recent accomplishment, achieved last summer, Venter and his team created synthetic bacteria using a computer and man-made DNA.

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Books for a Cause

When most college students hear the word "books," their first thought is how much they will have to spend to buy their course materials.


It's Easy Being Green

Green is the new black. The movement to become more environmentally friendly has been going on for several years now, and many people are doing their part to make the world a greener place.


A High-Fashion Disgrace

One of fashion's biggest names has been tarnished forever. John Galliano, the now-former head designer for the fashion house of Christian Dior, was fired last week for making multiple racist attacks on patrons at a Paris bar.

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