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The Human Cell Atlas Is Biologists’ Latest Grand Project

Aviv Regev speaks with the urgent velocity of someone who has seen the world with an extraordinary new acuity, and can’t wait for you to hurry up and see it too. At a meeting of 460 international scientists gathered last week in San Francisco, the computational biologist bombarded her audience ...

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Special Report: Italian Grand Prix: What Makes a Winning Team?

Special Report: Italian Grand Prix By BRAD SPURGEON September 2, 2016 Formula One returns this weekend to the Italian Grand Prix in Monza, the spiritual home of Ferrari, the biggest and historically most successful team in the series. But with the formerly dominant Ferrari in yet another of its occasional periods of ...

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When Unlikely Grand Slam Finalists Lose, Many Never Get Back

Roberta Vinci’s upset of Serena Williams in the United States Open semifinals last year sent shock waves through tennis by slamming the door on Williams’s Grand Slam bid. It also catapulted Vinci, then ranked No. 43 and better known for doubles success, into one of the most unusual Grand Slam ...

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Steinway’s Grand Ambitions in China

NINGBO, China — Dozens of girls in tiaras and boys in tuxedos who dreamed of becoming China’s next musical sensation stared at the beast onstage. At nine feet long and nearly 1,000 pounds, with a steely black sheen and a price of more than $ 200,000, the Steinway & Sons ...

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Formula One: Grand Prix Teams Balk at New Curbs on Radio Use

SHANGHAI — Probably no other sports event has as many existential questions about the use of technology to assist its participants than the technologically highly advanced Formula One series. As it prepares for its third race of the season at the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai this weekend, Formula One ...

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