In This Issue
Dive into the history of synthetic biology and learn why the ancient Greeks and Romans thought they could create life. Then return to the 21st century and the aging nuclear weapons that now require life support. Take a close look at a 19th-century cartoon highlighting urbanites’ fears of adulterated food. Find out why some dwarfs in Ecuador are almost immune to cancer and why chemistry clubs were once seen as a solution to teenage delinquency. And as always, we offer stories from CHF’s collections, book reviews, and more.