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"Dr. Walter Freeman, left, and Dr. James W. Watts study an X ray before a psychosurgical operation.

The Making of a Lobotomist

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Collage of Charles Darwin and barnacles

Darwin’s Barnacles

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The Newton Mess

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Jennifer Doudna at the 2018 Ullyot lecture

Interview: Jennifer Doudna

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Harry Gold photo illustration

Harry Gold: Spy in the Lab

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composite image of Mendeleev, Meyer, and their periodic systems

An Element of Order

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