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Whether mapping genomes or climates, scientists aim for accuracy and precision. But as with the London Underground, maybe the important thing is how useful our maps are, not how correct they areThere aren't many short stories short enough to repeat in full within a blog post. Here goes:On exactitude in science… In that empire, the art of cartography attained such perfection that the map of a single province occupied the entirety of a city, and the map of the empire, the entirety of a […]

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