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Specialized proteins (blue and yellow) can repair damaged DNA. The 2015 Nobel Prize in chemistry was awarded to three researchers who determined how the cell works to protect genetic material in the face of environmental damages or DNA-copying errors.

galaxy light

MAGNIFYING THE COSMOS  The light from a distant galaxy (lower right) is warped by the gravity of a closer, massive galaxy (bright blur in center).


BRILLIANCE  Four new books put Einstein’s general theory of  relativity in historic and scientific context. 

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