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Synthetic Biology and Queer Theory Are Cutting Down the “Tree of Life” You Learned About in School - Slate Magazine

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http://news.google.com - Slate MagazineSynthetic Biology and Queer Theory Are Cutting Down the “Tree of Life” You Learned About in SchoolSlate MagazineDeciding what organisms (and people!) are “related” to each other is more complicated than it seems. By Sophia Roosth. iStock/Thinkstock Biological taxonomy has incorporated novelty into its codified systems. But perhaps it is is a folk category ...