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Ruth Reader

Ruth Reader

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The one thing I absolutely, positively cannot live without is...
"A sharp paring knife."

Current obsession...
"Orange lipstick and fisherman sweaters."

The one song I can listen to over and over and over to is...
"'Guess Who I Saw Today' by Nancy Wilson (she's unbelievably badass)."


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The Truth About Antibiotics

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How To Build A Heart

One of the biggest questions facing modern medicine asks, What do we do when our body parts fail? Enter Nina Tandon, a scientist working to grow ...

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