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2010-10-25 05:25:00

An anonymous Japanese male has become the seventh person to have his genetic code fully sequenced, according to research made public on Sunday. The DNA sample from the Japanese man has been unraveled to show all three billion base pairs in the double-helix code for life. He has become the seventh person to be fully sequenced since 2001. The other six include James Watson, who co-discovered the structure of DNA, Craig Venter, a US biotech magnate, a male of Yoruba ethnicity of western...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.