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23 August 2002
Vol 297, Issue 5585

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COVER Fugu rubripes, the poisonous but delicious Japanese pufferfish. The DNA sequence of the Fugu genome is especially useful because it lacks the "junk" sequences (which do not code for proteins) found in abundance in human DNA. 1301 [Woodcut print by April Vollmer]