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Could the Toxins Your Grandmother Inhaled Affect You?

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Could the Toxins Your Grandmother Inhaled Affect You?

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Michael Skinner is a professor of biological sciences at Washington State University. His breakthrough research involving inherited DNA sequences is shaking up the scientific community.

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They are amplifying unheard voices to the masses, revealing something new about something old, and changing the way we look at other worlds, and ourselves. Meet the recipients of the 2013 Smithsonian Magazine American Ingenuity Awards and witness their achievements in the fields of science, technology, arts, social progress, education, and more. From a mixed media showcase that defies convention to a new data analysis of the original social networker Ben Franklin, these breakthroughs offer a glimpse into the world of tomorrow.

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