37 min ago

WATCH: Whose hair is featured in our exhibiti...

WATCH: Whose hair is featured in our exhibition on Victorian hair art? Discover the story of one of the works here… http://ow.ly/57da30kX8B9 #WovenStrands

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    WATCH: Whose hair is featured in our exhibition on Victorian hair art? Discover the story of one of the works here... http://ow.ly/57da30kX8B9 #WovenStrands
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57 min ago

Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter On view...

Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter On view through August 4, 2018 Also on view: Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy This project is an extension of my examination of the family photo album. In “Becoming a Specter” I make images in an effort to describe the anxiety and psychological estrangement one experiences during times of political and social unrest. I think of this project as a form of aesthetic defiance. It is my goal to expand the perimeter of visual ephemera that might be considered for new iterations of the family album. - Daniel W. Coburn Daniel W. Coburn, Untitled, work from “Becoming a Specter”, 2018 http://printcenter.org/100/92nd-solo-shows/

    The Print Center
    Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter On view through August 4, 2018 Also on view: Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy This project is an extension...
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1 hour ago

Detail from the hair work in our previous pos...

Detail from the hair work in our previous post. This hair bouquet was created from the hair of many people of varying ages. How many different shades can you pick out here? While some works of Victorian hair art were memorial or mourning pieces, many of the works in our exhibition were created when the subjects were still alive, like this one. Learn more about this piece in our special YouTube series: http://bit.ly/2NgWLBp

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Detail from the hair work in our previous post. This hair bouquet was created from the hair of many people of varying ages. How many different shades can you pick out here? While some works of...
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16 hours ago

Calling all #AvengerFans! Ant-Man and The Was...

Calling all #AvengerFans! Ant-Man and The Wasp have flown into the #PrinceTheater! Tickets and Showtimes: http://filmadelphia.org/events/ant-man-and-the-wasp/

    ANT-MAN AND THE WASP at the Prince Theater - Tickets on Sale!
    From the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes "Ant-Man and The Wasp," a new chapter featuring heroes with the astonishing ability to shrink. In the aftermath of "Captain America: Civil War," Scott Lang grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father.
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17 hours ago

Read Dracula in real time.* On July 16 the m...

Read Dracula in real time.* On July 16 the mate reports to the captain of the Demeter that one of the crew, Petrofsky, is missing. *The novel, Dracula, is comprised of journal entries and letters, all dated, so throughout the year, we’ll be posting a day-by-day account of the plot of Dracula. Follow along with your own reading and feel free to leave comments below (no spoilers for those who may be reading for the first time). #Draculainrealtime

    The Rosenbach
    Read Dracula in real time.* On July 16 the mate reports to the captain of the Demeter that one of the crew, Petrofsky, is missing. *The novel, Dracula, is comprised of journal entries and...
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17 hours ago

This large piece in our human hair art exhibi...

This large piece in our human hair art exhibition, Woven Strands, is crafted from the hair of many people. You can see their faces in the photos, the Cartes de Visite, around the work. But who were these people? Learn more in our special video series: http://bit.ly/2NgWLBp Image: From the collection of Evan Michelson. 📷 by @evi.numen

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    This large piece in our human hair art exhibition, Woven Strands, is crafted from the hair of many people. You can see their faces in the photos, the Cartes de Visite, around the work. But who were...
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17 hours ago

“Wolves in the 2,672 square mile Chernobyl Ex...

“Wolves in the 2,672 square mile Chernobyl Exclusion Zone in Belarus and Ukraine have adapted surprisingly well to their new human-less existence, despite the threat of radioactivity.” http://bit.ly/2NLoYRW

    Wolves are thriving in a human-free radioactive Chernobyl
    Humans still aren't allowed to live in the exclusion zone of Chernobyl, where a nuclear reactor exploded in 1986. Although the radioactivity is dangerous for humans and animals alike, the lack of humans has given some animals an opportunity to thrive.
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20 hours ago

Join us this Thursday, July 19 for a discussi...

Join us this Thursday, July 19 for a discussion of Shakespeare's comic masterpiece Twelfth Night. https://rosenbach.org/events/shakespeare-twelfth-night-discussion/

    Shakespeare: Twelfth Night Discussion
    Join us for a discussion of Shakespeare's comic masterpiece Twelfth Night. The following week, we'll meet-up at Clark Park in West Philadelphia to see its free production of the play. We will also come together the first Saturday of every month at the Rosenbach to read aloud one of Shakespeare's plays.
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23 hours ago

Apollo 11, the first mission to successfully ...

Apollo 11, the first mission to successfully land humans on the Moon, launched on this day in 1969. https://go.nasa.gov/2umEY5l VIDEO: Apollo 11 launch, video of engines at 500 fps (camera E-8) | 1969 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    Apollo 11, the first mission to successfully land humans on the Moon, launched on this day in 1969. https://go.nasa.gov/2umEY5l VIDEO: Apollo 11 launch, video of engines at 500 fps (camera E-8) |...
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24 hours ago

WATCH: Whose hair is featured in our exhibiti...

WATCH: Whose hair is featured in our exhibition on Victorian hair art? In some cases, we may never know… http://ow.ly/BQ3W30kX7Pd #wovenstrands

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    WATCH: Whose hair is featured in our exhibition on Victorian hair art? In some cases, we may never know... http://ow.ly/BQ3W30kX7Pd #wovenstrands
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26 hours ago

CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz added...

Every Saturday night @ 7:30 and 10, two teams, The Philadelphia Fighting Amish and The New Jersey Turnpikes battle for the laughs of you, the Loyal Fans. The Players compete over several rounds using the sport's myriad of official improv games while a Referee calls the fouls and keeps things moving. In this interactive show, appropriate for EVERYONE, the audience gets in on the fun, awarding points and shouting out suggestions.

    CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz
    Volunteer Player - 7/14/2018 at 7:30PM
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41 hours ago

“CRISPR is emerging as a convenient tool that...

“CRISPR is emerging as a convenient tool that scientists can use to edit the DNA of almost any living thing, including humans. It could potentially be used to cure disease, enhance the human body, or even change DNA for future generations--which raises a lot of big questions.” http://bit.ly/2uwzzHD

    Should We Edit Our Evolution?
    Maybe you watched the movie Rampage and had nightmares about animals turning into gene-edited monsters . Maybe you saw John Oliver's recent (hilarious and pretty accurate, albeit NSFW due to adult language) take on the hype vs. reality of CRISPR gene editing.
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44 hours ago

Our 350-ton Baldwin 60000 Steam Engine was mo...

Our 350-ton Baldwin 60000 Steam Engine was moved into The Franklin Institute as our current building was nearing completion. It has resided in our Train Factory exhibit on the museum’s first floor ever since. http://bit.ly/1MPRKJ9 IMAGE: Baldwin 60000 nearing The Franklin Institute | 1933 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

    The Franklin Institute
    Our 350-ton Baldwin 60000 Steam Engine was moved into The Franklin Institute as our current building was nearing completion. It has resided in our Train Factory exhibit on the museum's first floor...
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47 hours ago

Relive the catchy tunes and questionable fash...

Relive the catchy tunes and questionable fashions of the 80s with the #WeddingSinger as part of our next #ThrowbackThursday Quizzo & Movie! Grab your friends to form an awesome #Quizzo team (witty #squad name required) and put your film and pop culture knowledge to the test. Tickets Available Now: http://filmadelphia.org/events/the-wedding-singer/

    Throwback Thursday Quizzo & Movie: THE WEDDING SINGER!
    FRANK CORACI | USA | 1998 | 96 MIN | PG-13 All Throwback Thursday Quizzo & Movie Events are 21+ Only Relive the catchy tunes and questionable fashions of the 80s with this heartwarming romantic comedy about nice guy Robbie Hart (Adam Sandler), a New Jersey wedding singer whose belief in love is nearly dashed when he's left at the altar on his own wedding day.
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47 hours ago

Tomorrow marks the 49th Anniversary of the la...

Tomorrow marks the 49th Anniversary of the launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida of the Apollo 11 mission that would land two Americans, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on the Moon. http://go.nasa.gov/1OVBz1c Follow us on Twitter (@TheFranklin) as we will be providing a real-time retelling of the mission and its most significant milestones from the missions launch through splashdown on July 24. http://bit.ly/1KCbvBp IMAGE: The Prime Crew of the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing Mission | 1969 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    Tomorrow marks the 49th Anniversary of the launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida of the Apollo 11 mission that would land two Americans, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on the Moon....
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2 days ago

WATCH: A hair-raising introduction to our cur...

WATCH: A hair-raising introduction to our current exhibition Woven Strands: The Art of Human Hair Work. Where else in our museum will you find human hair on display? http://ow.ly/9qZg30kX7vI

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    WATCH: A hair-raising introduction to our current exhibition Woven Strands: The Art of Human Hair Work. Where else in our museum will you find human hair on display? http://ow.ly/9qZg30kX7vI
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2 days ago

2 days ago

“We now know that Cassini also recorded a sou...

“We now know that Cassini also recorded a soundtrack of sorts—data that has now yielded a series of thrillingly eerie whooshes and warbles that represent the relationship between the ringed planet and Enceladus, one of its moons.” http://bit.ly/2NQbuEy

    Listen to the Mournful Wails of Planets and Moons
    Before NASA's spacecraft burned up in Saturn's atmosphere in September 2017, it captured a massive trove of data, including striking close-ups of the planet and images of its cosmic neighborhood. ( And ours.)
    https://www.atlasobscura.com

2 days ago

#AntManAndTheWasp #FunFact - #DYK that the An...

#AntManAndTheWasp #FunFact - #DYK that the Ant-Man and The Wasp are original members of the #Avengers? That's right, since the first issue in September 1963, they were founding members of the #team. Tickets and Showtimes: http://filmadelphia.org/events/ant-man-and-the-wasp/

    ANT-MAN AND THE WASP at the Prince Theater - Tickets on Sale!
    From the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes "Ant-Man and The Wasp," a new chapter featuring heroes with the astonishing ability to shrink. In the aftermath of "Captain America: Civil War," Scott Lang grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father.
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2 days ago

Happy Bastille Day from The Franklin Institut...

Happy Bastille Day from The Franklin Institute. Benjamin Franklin served as the United States Ambassador to France from 1776 until 1785. As ambassador to France, he was in charge of securing aid for the American Revolution from abroad and forming an alliance with the French, both of which were instrumental in the success of American independence efforts. Due to his wit, charm and reputation as a renowned intellectual, Franklin was beloved there and charmed the French with his uniquely American style, especially his iconic fur hat. http://bit.ly/1SkrJX6 IMAGE: The reception of Benjamin Franklin in France | 1888 | The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    The Franklin Institute
    Happy Bastille Day from The Franklin Institute. Benjamin Franklin served as the United States Ambassador to France from 1776 until 1785. As ambassador to France, he was in charge of securing aid for...
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2 days ago

Read Dracula in real time.* On July 14 the c...

Read Dracula in real time.* On July 14 the captain of the Demeter notes growing unrest in his crew. They only tell him that “something” is wrong before crossing themselves. The Mate is so frustrated he strikes one of the crew. *The novel, Dracula, is comprised of journal entries and letters, all dated, so throughout the year, we’ll be posting a day-by-day account of the plot of Dracula. Follow along with your own reading and feel free to leave comments below (no spoilers for those who may be reading for the first time). #Draculainrealtime

    The Rosenbach
    Read Dracula in real time.* On July 14 the captain of the Demeter notes growing unrest in his crew. They only tell him that "something" is wrong before crossing themselves. The Mate is so...
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2 days ago

Master our very own 8-bit video game, “The Ad...

Master our very own 8-bit video game, “The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin” to earn your way to a discount for “Game Masters: The Exhibition.” Play now: http://bit.ly/8bitben “Game Masters: The Exhibition” is on view at The Franklin Institute now through September 3, 2018. http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u

    The Franklin Institute
    Master our very own 8-bit video game, "The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin" to earn your way to a discount for "Game Masters: The Exhibition." Play now: http://bit.ly/8bitben "Game Masters: The...
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3 days ago

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    **AS PER PHC APPROVAL DATED 5/25/18; PHC TO REVIEW RAILING HEIGHT, MATERIAL, & CONFIGURATION FOR FINAL APPROVAL; NO WORK TO FRONT FACADE** TO ADDRESS L&I CASE #626780 FOR FIRE CODE VIOLATIONS WITHIN INTERIOR EGRESS STAIRWAY; FOR INTERIOR LEVEL II ALTERATIONS (NO CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY), TO INSTALL FIRE-RATED DOORS WITHIN THE EGRESS STAIRWAY OF AN EXISTING FOUR (4) STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE USED AS MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (ELEVEN (11) DWELLING UNITS), AS PER PLANS; NO OTHER WORK ON THIS PERMIT; NO WORK CAN BEGIN UNTIL UNSAFE CASE #592784 IS COMPLIED.

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3 days ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Flour & Oa...

    Flour & Oats Artisan Cookies
    Lemon Poppy Shortbread goes perfectly with a summer weekend - Pick some up at the Rittenhouse Farmers' Market tomorrow 9AM - 3PM!
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3 days ago

Schuylkill Banks added 3 new photos.

Get out on the river this weekend and take a Boat to Bartram's Garden! Patriot Harbor Lines, LLC's mini commuter yacht will take you to this National Historic Landmarks Program where you can tour the gardens and recently restored house. Tickets for the 12 & 1pm tours are here: https://bit.ly/2eq5EfF

    Schuylkill Banks
    Schuylkill Banks added a new photo.
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3 days ago

“In the early 1950s, just as rock ‘n’ roll wa...

“In the early 1950s, just as rock ‘n’ roll was hinting at social change, the first video games were quietly being designed in the form of technology demonstrations—and a scientist was behind it.” http://bit.ly/2zdKhZd

    Level up: How video games evolved to solve significant scientific problems
    In the early 1950s, just as rock 'n' roll was hinting at social change, the first video games were quietly being designed in the form of technology demonstrations-and a scientist was behind it. In October 1958, Brookhaven National Laboratory physicist William Higinbotham created Tennis for Two.
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3 days ago

Plays & Players shared The Philadelphia Burle...

Spooky! Sexy! Come celebrate burlesque and Friday the 13th!

    The Philadelphia Burlesque Festival
    Do you know what today is??? IT'S OUR FRIDAY THE 13th SHOWCASE! It's about to get weird.. Join us at Plays & Players Theater. Featuring our headliners, Red Rum and the Peek-A-Boo Revue, and...
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3 days ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Tooth of t...

    Tooth of the Lion Farm and Apothecary
    Went to put up a trellis and found our first passionflower in bloom, got a little teary thinking about my nana who left this world recently and seems to be still smiling through these flowers which...
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3 days ago

"Lord, what fools these mortals be!" Join us ...

"Lord, what fools these mortals be!" Join us tonight at 6:00 p.m. for Bibliococktails inspired by Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Sip The Midsummer Spritz, featuring white rum, blackberry shrub, lime, and mint and crafted by Quaker City Mercantile. https://rosenbach.org/events/bibliococktails-midsummer-nights-dream/

    Bibliococktails: Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream
    The Bibliococktails series celebrates great literature and great libations. Held almost every second Friday, programs include light refreshments, a playful engagement with the theme such as readings or games, and two drink tickets which can be exchanged for themed cocktails created by Quaker City Mercantile. 21 and up.
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3 days ago

SEPTA's Trolley Tunnel Blitz begins tonight. ...

SEPTA's Trolley Tunnel Blitz begins tonight. Crews will work around-the-clock for 9 days on key maintenance and construction tasks throughout the five-mile, single loop Center City tunnel. Follow the link for more info.

    Trolley Tunnel Blitz 2018
    From schedule times to upcoming events, and everything in between. ISEPTAPHILLY.com
    https://iseptaphilly.com

3 days ago

On this day in 1762, Benjamin Franklin descri...

On this day in 1762, Benjamin Franklin described his glass armonica in a letter to physicist Giambatista Beccaria. In this letter, Franklin had nothing to report on relating to their shared interest of electricity, so instead, he wrote about his new invention, the glass armonica. http://bit.ly/2aCfOYr #FranklinFriday IMAGE: Benjamin Franklin (American, 1706-1790) | Glass Armonica | 18th Century | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

    The Franklin Institute
    On this day in 1762, Benjamin Franklin described his glass armonica in a letter to physicist Giambatista Beccaria. In this letter, Franklin had nothing to report on relating to their shared interest...
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3 days ago

Read Dracula in real time.* On July 13 the D...

Read Dracula in real time.* On July 13 the Demeter passes Cape Matapan. The captain notes in the log that the crew is frightened of something, but they won’t talk about it. *The novel, Dracula, is comprised of journal entries and letters, all dated, so throughout the year, we’ll be posting a day-by-day account of the plot of Dracula. Follow along with your own reading and feel free to leave comments below (no spoilers for those who may be reading for the first time). #Draculainrealtime

    The Rosenbach
    Read Dracula in real time.* On July 13 the Demeter passes Cape Matapan. The captain notes in the log that the crew is frightened of something, but they won't talk about it. *The novel, Dracula,...
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3 days ago

Happy Friday 13th! Don't get buried with bore...

Happy Friday 13th! Don't get buried with bored this summer, come to our not-so-silent movie and talk on Victorian fears of being buried… alive - https://mailchi.mp/collegeofphysicians/mutter-events-july

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Happy Friday 13th! Don't get buried with bored this summer, come to our not-so-silent movie and talk on Victorian fears of being buried... alive - https://mailchi.mp/collegeofphysicians/mutter-events-july
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3 days ago

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - Brad Bird made Spenc...

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - Brad Bird made Spencer Fox run laps around the studio to achieve the best, most realistic out-of-breath voice for the movie. Tickets and Showtimes: http://filmadelphia.org/events/incredibles-2/

    INCREDIBLES 2 at the Prince Theater - Tickets Now on Sale!
    BRAD BIRD | USA | 2018 | 126 MIN | PG In INCREDIBLES 2, Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob(voice of Craig T.
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3 days ago

HughE Around Town: Spice Finch, What’s Filming in Philly, Datebook and more

...their clothing line.  They shot at Rouge, near Twenty Manning, today they’ll be on Spruce Street near 20th and later in the day on the Rocky Steps they told me...

    HughE Around Town: Spice Finch, What's Filming in Philly, Datebook and more | Philly Chit Chat
    HughE Around Town: Spice Finch, What's Filming in Philly, Datebook and more Happy Friday the 13th, hope you're day goes as planned. I'm back and refreshed from my nearly month long vacation. I still have a few more summer vacations...
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4 days ago

The fresh food at the markets have been piled...

The fresh food at the markets have been piled high since the beginning of the month and, with this nice forecast in the news, we're gearing up for big weekend markets all around the Philly region. Read all about them here!

    Working Together at the Farmers' Markets
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4 days ago

On view! Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter...

On view! Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter Daniel W. Coburn, Untitled, work from “Becoming a Specter”, 2018, Archival pigment prints http://printcenter.org/100/92nd-solo-shows/

    The Print Center
    On view! Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter Daniel W. Coburn, Untitled, work from "Becoming a Specter", 2018, Archival pigment prints http://printcenter.org/100/92nd-solo-shows/
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4 days ago

Tune into WHYY’s The Pulse this morning, July...

Tune into WHYY’s The Pulse this morning, July 13, 2018 at 9 a.m., as our very own Chief Bioscientist, Jayatri Das, takes over hosting duties this week in a special episode titled “DNA, adapted.” (If you miss the show, it will be rebroadcast on WHYY on Sunday, July 15, 2018, at 12 pm and available as a podcast). http://bit.ly/2zx5EEL

    The Franklin Institute
    Tune into WHYY's The Pulse this morning, July 13, 2018 at 9 a.m., as our very own Chief Bioscientist, Jayatri Das, takes over hosting duties this week in a special episode titled "DNA, adapted." (If...
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4 days ago

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