Not So Clear

Researchers participating in the US Department of Defense's challenge to detect bioterror threats from DNA samples say that the program rules and scoring process are not clear, ScienceInsider reports. "The way they organized the competition and the way they scored it was just horrible," David Ainsworth, a PhD student at Imperial College London whose team has made it to the next round, tells ScienceInsider.

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