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scibri writes: For a biologist, what would be the equivalent of discovering the Higgs boson? What fundamental discoveries in biology would generate the same excitment that packed a lecture theatre in Geneva last year? Nature has some ideas, including life on other planets, and the origin of life here, but what to slashdotters think?
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What's the Higgs boson of biology?

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The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.