Re: Public Relations (and telomeres)

Lee Daniel Crocker (
Wed, 14 Jan 1998 17:31:48 -0800 (PST)

> >While the work at Geron is encouraging, it really doesn't
> >deserve front-page status. Scientific results that are
> >published in press releases from a publicly-traded company
> >instead of peer-reviewed journals
> ??? The results I cited are from the article in this week's *Science*,
> which was a peer-reviewed journal last time I looked.
> Damien

Really? I stand corrected. The article I read was from
a news report that pretty much parroted Geron's press
release, and mentioned nothing of /Science/. If that's
the case, then the result is worthy of more attention.

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