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A Note from the PLoS Biology Editors

Posted by pbio on 07 May 2009 at 22:27 GMT

Author: Theodora Bloom
Position: Chief Editor
Institution: PLoS Biology
Submitted Date: October 29, 2008
Published Date: October 29, 2008
This comment was originally posted as a “Reader Response” on the publication date indicated above. All Reader Responses are now available as comments.

The Editors of PLoS Biology wish to apologize to the authors for the lapse in our press release procedure for this article, and for any inaccurate reporting that this might have caused. We agree that the choice of the press release title in particular was misleading, and we have therefore tightened up our handling of future press releases.

No competing interests declared.