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The Last Pixel: The Fire Inside

Shehzad Noorani

The Last Pixel: Circle of Life

Like all grandparents, an Afghan woman passes along more than family stories and their hair color. Scientists are discovering how harsh environments in early life can influence chronic disease risk in adults and even their children’s children.

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