Michael Eisen

University of California, Berkeley

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Professor of molecular and cell biology at University of California-Berkeley and co-founder of Public Library of Science (PLOS), a nonprofit open access scientific publishing project

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Last year, headlines all over the world claimed that eating dark chocolate would help people lose weight.

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Last year, headlines all over the world claimed that eating dark chocolate would help people lose weight.

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