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Shantanu Sharma
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Genes in self-amputating Carolina anoles may lead the way to regenerating lost or damaged human tissues.

http://www.engadget.com/2014/08/21/lizard-dna-human-regeneration
The humble green anole has but a few claims to fame: it was featured on the cover of the very first Animorphs book, and it can self-amputate and regrow
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US FDA approves robotic prosthetic arm, enabling amputees pick up objects like grapes, eggs without crushing them.
Nearly eight years ago, DARPA, the US Defense Department's advanced research agency, set out to find a better solution for amputees than the metal hooks still widely used today. Now, the Food and...
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Toms River: Environmental science book studying pollution's links to cancer, wins 2014 Pulitzer Prize - Nonfiction. 
I am always thrilled when a science themed book wins the General Non-Fiction Pulitzer Prize. Some of my favorites from previous years include the following: 2011 Siddhartha ...
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Thank you for smoking bans: preterm births, asthma treatments down in countries that restrict public smoking.

http://arstechnica.com/science/2014/03/smoking-restrictions-having-huge-benefit-for-the-next-generation/
Preterm births, asthma treatments down in countries that restrict public smoking.
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Chicago River goes green for St. Patrick's Day

As per annual tradition, the Chicago River was dyed green Saturday — the spectacle's 52nd year. 

Read more: http://nbcnews.to/1iaKLgg 
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Event recap commemorating 45th anniversary of the small step. #Apollo45
Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's landing on the surface of the moon had everyone in mission control on the edge of their seats
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Helping your child care more - Wharton's Adam Grant on morality, praise by nouns, perceiving generosity by actions.
The tactics are different from those used for encouraging achievement.
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Oculus acquisition akin to "buying an option on deeply immersive interactivity".
Facebook’s announcement last week of buying virtual reality startup Oculus VR for $2 billion raises questions about whether Oculus is in the right hands.
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Let this 4/1 inspire you to Stay hungry; Stay foolish. http://time.com/44174/best-april-fools-pranks-ever
A look back at the wittiest, most believable April 1 gags throughout history
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“…and the dynamism embedded in our market economy will continue to work its magic. America’s best days lie ahead.” -Warren Buffett
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Pew Research Survey: <20% of Indians would like to see the incumbent Congress party run the next government. http://www.pewglobal.org/2014/02/26/indians-want-political-change/
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Quantitative researcher. Computational biophysics PhD. UNC, IITK alumnus. Interested technology, finance and healthcare.
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  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Computational Biophysics & Bioinformatics, 2004 - 2009
  • Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
    Computer Science & Engineering, 2000 - 2004
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