Chance discovery of forgotten 1960s ‘preprint’ experiment

Posted by on November 16, 2017 6:20 pm
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Researchers in physics and mathematics have long used ‘preprints’ — preliminary versions of their scientific findings published on internet servers for anyone to read. In 2013, similar services were launched for biology, but following a chance discovery, a scientist and historian has unearthed a long-forgotten experiment in biology preprints that took place in the 1960s.

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