Science bow to Mircosoft Office

in #sciencelast year

20% of data involving genes contains error caused by Microsoft Excels' automatic date detection and conversion. Genes likes "MARCH1" are converted to 1st of March. This issue is know for a decade now. The question if someone is interested in this at Microsoft remains or the pragmatism remains to be admire.
https://www.bionews.org.uk/page_151346
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