Off topic - New "Nanog" gene

Robert Boyle robert at
Fri May 30 06:20:15 UTC 2003

At 12:28 AM 5/30/2003 -0500, "Joseph T. Klein" <jtk at> wrote:

>"In recognition of that power, the researchers have named the gene
>"nanog," a reference to the mythological Celtic land of Tir Nan Og,
>whose fairy-like residents are said to stay forever young."

Neat. :) On another off-topic, but related note...  we host another nanog 
site which is a bar here in NJ:


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