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How small can a genome be and still remain functional?

Henry Gee investigates

 

Tuesday April 24, 2001 The Guardian

 

Once upon a time, many hundreds of millions of years ago, a few bacteria – a committee of microbes – got together to form the first eukaryote, the first cell with an organised nucleus.

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St. Patrick’s Day

In New Orleans on St. Patrick’s Day – Cabbages, carrots and potatoes are traditional for St. Patrick’s parade since the Irish’s most known meal is corned beef and cabbage, which includes potatoes (an Irish national vegetable) and the carrots for color.

 CORRECTION —————————————-

The Green–Cabbage—represents the Catholics
The Orange–Carrots–represents the Protestants
The White–Potato—represents Unity

Just like the flag.

CORRECTION —————————————-

I’m Irish – and have never known Corned Beef to be an Irish dish. Bacon & Cabbage –
Yes, but Corned Beef – NO.

Also, how about

GREEN – THE LAND
WHITE – THE PEOPLE
GOLD – THEIR HEARTS