Typography tributes to on-screen heroes like Pac-Man, Sonic and Solid Snake.
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The most popular major among the Southern Utah University Class of 2013 was biology, with 84 students graduating with a degree in biology/zoology and another six graduating with biology as one of their double majors.
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Death is still forever, but extinction may not be. A dead body can't be reanimated once it begins to rot, but the essence of a species -- its genome -- survives rot for centuries, even thousands of years. That DNA knows how to make living animals, once we figure out how to invite it to do so. At the leading edges of synthetic biology the invitation is now being crafted. For...
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Research into creation of a new generation of synthetic organisms could be the way to save some of the natural world's most endangered species, according to conservationistsConservation workers will this week seek help from an unlikely set of allies. They will ask researchers working on synthetic biology – the science of creating advanced manipulated organisms – to help them...
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Scientists say they have assembled a high-quality genome of the tiny animal, a species genetically similar to people. It should help disease research.Scientists have moved one step closer to understanding how genes drive human biology and disease — and they've done it by mapping the DNA of a tiny, decidedly non-human creature known as the zebra fish.
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The usually placid world of molecular biology has been riven with two fierce disputes recently, says Matt Ridley. Although apparently separate, the two conflagrations are converging.
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Comic Sans: It's the best font in your tool box if you're committed to sappy, unsophisticated design, and want to prove to the world that your type library hasn't been updated since 1995. Comic Sans is embarrassing. It makes us avert our eyes. Yet it's still the go-to font for amateur designers trying to make their messaging more friendly—if only in the same way that...
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Mixing science and art, Ashford High School teacher Starla Perez found a more effective way to teach biology.
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“We've had a huge spike” in DNA matches, said Pam Zilly, director of the State Patrol's DNA lab.
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Lexia Readable: What happened when Comic Sans grew up. Designed by K-Type as a visually mature version of the comic cliché, Lexia gives your copy clarity and legibility without the now-cloying whimsy. Lexia Readable and Lexia Bold are available as OpenType, TrueType, and PostScript in the same download. A sans serif typeface, Lexia Readable echos the reasons many literacy...
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