The Community Assessment of Community Annotation with Ontologies, or CACAO, is "an annotation competition and educational effort" to get students interested in genetics and the analysis of genes, says Iddo Freidberg at Byte Size Biology. The project, which is run by researchers at Texas A&M University, pits teams of students from around the world against each other.

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