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Issue V

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A Nuclear Awakening

“Seconds before 1:23 am, the No.4 nuclear reactor in the plant had exploded.”

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Of Skulls and Stories

“This was somebody’s father or child…and their skulls were dug up and decorated with mosaics.”


Refined Connections

“However, many developing neurons initially overextend their axons to inappropriate regions of the brain.”


Genes and Lasers

“This is equivalent to taking a thin string that stretches from the ground to the top of the empire state building, and coiling it up so that it fits inside a sesame seed!”


Lost in Translation

“The luciferase reporter system consists of a set of genes that produce a luminescent protein—the same kind of protein that makes fireflies glow on a summer evening.”

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Six-Word Stories

“This month, Brevia explores the world of research through the lens of these condensed narratives.”