I, A Universe of Atoms: On Genetic Variation

Quanta Magazine wrote a piece referencing Whitman's "I contain multitudes" in regards to the genetic variation inherent in our bodies and how such DNA diversity can be seen as a source of errors but also as a source of resilience. The accumulation of mutations over time is though to be the cause of many disease …

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Ode to a Dreamer of Dreams

Dear Dr. Sacks, Like the late Carl Sagan, you have a gentle way of magnifying everything into brilliant resolution and reminding us of our place in the universe. I always look forward to reading your books and opinion pieces, as you put which things matter into perspective. Last month, I was quite delighted to read …

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