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Now starring in movies: human genes

I do so love it when people make accessibly, entertaining, highly educational science stuff. In the latest of such moves, researchers from EMBL and the Mitocheck Consortium (both in Europe) have built up a library of movies showing what happens to a human cell when a particular gene is switched off.  One at a time. This is a vast undertaking.  There are some 22,000 genes in the human genome, and the researchers silenced or inactivated [...]