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Author Susan Hockfield, president emerita of MIT, and in The Age of Living Machines provides an entertaining popular science introduction to the convergence of biology and engineering tech
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So, two funny Jews and a very funny Gentile (who is married to a Jew) walk into a publisher’s office. Their pitch: A Field Guide to the Jewish People, a humorous look at the Chosen.
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We have all heard the expression that “there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow” and in this particular instance that pot is the incredibly spectacular creations from the legendary heritage
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