A plea for leads: If anyone has any inside dope on the International Genomic Consortium, please pass it on. It's not clear that any other communities are actually bidding for the IGC, despite what the IGC people say. Check out Angela Gonzales's article from the Phoenix Business Journal about a month ago. There's certainly nothing in the newspapers in the supposedly-competing cities. Why would they keep it a secret in Atlanta or Bethesda, but need a public campaign here? Something doesn't seem right, even if the name "Richard Mallery" didn't set off loud alarms for anyone who's lived in Arizona for more than three weeks.