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The Harvard Science Review | Volume 23, No. 1

contents spring 2010

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Liquid Light

Nature’s Lean Green Machine

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By Katherine Xue

By Amanda Lu

Highlights of Harvard Science Exhbiits By Lucie Guo

GFP Imaging By Daniel Haldar

Quantum Dots By Sarah Shareef

general articles

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Antibody Optimization By Sana Raoof

Antioxidants: Not Heaven-Sent By Stefan Andrei Anghel

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3 news briefs Light and migraines Climate change and Copenhagen

Presidents: Susan De Wolf and Amrita Goyal Editors in Chief: Katherine Ransohoff and Yongtian Tan Design Editors: Ayse Baybars, Brenda Lin and Angelo Mao Business Manager: Remen Okoruwa News and Views Editor: Fernando Racimo Web Manager: Lucie Guo Associate Editors: Pushan Dasgupta, Alexia Hwang, Fernando Racimo and Lauren Schumacher

4 reports

Surgery to Stem Cells: Possibilities of Cardiac Regeneration . . . Anirudh Penumaka Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

. . . Katrina Verbrugge

Lighting the Way

. . . Julia Ransohoff

36 faculty spotlight Federico Capasso . . . Helen Yang

Faculty Advisers: David Haig, Ph.D. and David Morin, Ph.D.

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