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.

Separating Truth from Fiction in Science

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

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