LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4 - Manuel Ares and his graduate students were conducting human-genome experiments in a lab without a fire wall. Their room, adjacent to a lab in which plant genetics was being studied, was housed in a four-story science building without an automatic sprinkler system.

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