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Marcus Feldman explains how he models the effects of a cultural preference — in this case, a preference for sons over daughters in China.
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Elena Aprile explains how she hunts for dark matter in the world’s largest underground laboratory.
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Michael Costanzo: Giant Genetic Map Reveals Life’s Hidden Links
Michael Costanzo, a biologist at the University of Toronto and a lead author on the new study, explains why it’s important to understand how genes interact.