Iron Man, Iron Genome? | GenomeWeb

In the news-we-could-never-make-up category, Knome is running its genome sequence service on Ozzy Osbourne "in a bid to find out how he is still alive after decades of drug and alcohol abuse," according to this article from Sky News. The once-frontman for Black Sabbath is known around the world for his 40-year abuse of drugs and alcohol.

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