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    Untangling the origins of organisms will require experiments at the tiniest scales and observations at the vastest.

    • Jack Szostak
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    The reach of the scientific method is constrained by the limitations of our tools and the intrinsic impenetrability of some of nature’s deepest questions.

    • Marcelo Gleiser
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    An elusive substance that permeates the universe exerts many detectable gravitational influences yet eludes direct detection.

    • Lisa Randall
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    Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers.

    • Christof Koch
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    Physicists believe that at the tiniest scales, space emerges from quanta. What might these building blocks look like?

    • George Musser
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    Evidence that genes shape the microbiome may point to new treatments for common diseases

    • Ruth E. Ley
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    Synthetic biology may lead to the creation of smart microbes that can detect and treat disease

    • Justin L. Sonnenburg
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    Amid the trillions of microbes that live in the intestines, scientists have found a few species that seem to play a key role in keeping us healthy

    • Moises Velasquez-Manoff
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    The microbiome may yield a new class of psychobiotics for the treatment of anxiety, depression and other mood disorders

    • Charles Schmidt