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Jackie Ferrentino

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    Five Things We Still Don’t Know About Water

    From steam to ice, water continues to mystify.

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    Does Dark Matter Harbor Life?

    An invisible civilization could be living right under your nose.

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    What Good Is Grandma?

    The growing role of grandparents in raising children is right in line with human biology.

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    From a Pink Squiggle to the Human Genome Project

    This Yellowstone bacterium sparked PCR, one of the great advances in genetics.

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    Why Do Jellyfish Glow?

    A fluorescent protein helped researchers illuminate human cellular biology.

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    The Man Who Kicked Off the Biotech Revolution

    The $325 billion biotech industry began with the discovery of an enzyme to slice DNA.

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    From the Bottom of the Sea to the Operating Table

    How coral revolutionized human bone repair.

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    What Sea Slugs Taught Us About Our Brain

    The simple nerve cells of sea creatures helped scientists fathom human memory.

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    Does Dark Matter Harbor Life?

    An invisible civilization could be living right under your nose.

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    The Not-So-Fine Tuning of the Universe

    There’s more than one way to build a universe suitable for life.