This article mistakenly reported that Exxon Mobil has funded the Harvard Malaria Initiative to sequence the genome of Plasmodium falciparum. In fact, the genome was sequenced in 2002, and the Exxon grant will help Harvard researchers study the mechanisms and genomics of the organism.

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