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Tomorrow is memorial day, so it’s time for some stories about how various wars have affected family and friends.First a still living 92 year old vet I met at Harvard Graduate Alumni day a few years ago. He piloted a landing craft at the Normandy invasion....
The innate immune system is intrinsically fascinating, dealing with invaders long before antibodies or cytotoxic cells are on the scene. It is even more fascinating to a chemist because it works in part by forming amyloid inside the cell. And you thought amyloid...
As I sat at a funeral for a friend’s wife 8 days ago, I thought how little the congregation (and most people) comprehend about we’ve been given. The service was about eternal life and faith in it. Faith isn’t easy apparently, and requires...

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Tomorrow is memorial day, so it’s time for some stories about how various wars have affected family and friends.First a still living 92 year old vet I met at Harvard Graduate Alumni day a few years ago. He piloted a landing craft at the Normandy invasion....
The innate immune system is intrinsically fascinating, dealing with invaders long before antibodies or cytotoxic cells are on the scene. It is even more fascinating to a chemist because it works in part by forming amyloid inside the cell. And you thought amyloid...
As I sat at a funeral for a friend’s wife 8 days ago, I thought how little the congregation (and most people) comprehend about we’ve been given. The service was about eternal life and faith in it. Faith isn’t easy apparently, and requires...