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Horizontal transfer and the modern species

This is another archival repost originally written for the old blog in april 2007. Bacteria tend to get ignored to some extent by writers of popular science and science blogs, except in the context of disease and medicine. There is a general assumption that, as single celled organisms, they must […]


Blair launches third and final manifesto

Blair: likes war, hates Bach This is another archival reposting, originally written for the old blog during the general election campaign in April 2005. The Labour Party today launched their manifesto for the general election, which includes just two policies. Blair assembled his cabinet at London’s Mermaid Theatre to announce […]