NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg was to kick off the first World Science Festival this morning. This five-day event includes talks on how experiments go wrong, neuroscience in the Bourne movies, Oliver Sacks and music, as well as Francis Collins, Jim Evans, and Paul Nurse on personal genomics.

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