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CHILL OUT  Scotch heather weathers summer freezes by forming internal ice barriers that block ice crystals from spreading to its flowers.

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GENUINE GODS  A book called the Grolier Codex — long regarded as a fake by some scientists — may be the oldest known manuscript of ancient America. Deities depicted on the book’s 10 surviving pages include a death god with a decapitated captive (left) and a bird/serpent god.

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EDITS UNDER WAY  Researchers in Sweden have begun editing genes in viable early human embryos (four-cell stage, shown). Others are probably doing the experiments behind closed doors, scientists say.



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