Microsoft Excel VS the actual human genome

We're an Apple team. Microsoft pretty much sucks in general. But if you arent convinced, go see what Excel did to your genes. Yes, your genes. 

All genes have a unique name which is critical to collaborating and validating others' discoveries. Excel came along and said bunk that. When you enter MAR1 or SEPT12 into excel, it immediately reformats it. After its been done, theres no going back but to reenter all your data.  And when your looking at genes, your data is thousands of lines long. 

This error affects something like 20% of scientific papers! How insane is that? The solution: we renamed genes so that Excel doesn't mess them up. I'm not satisfied with that solution. Should have just used google sheets or something. 

 

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