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Time To Update Science's Mobile Army of Metaphors?

“Scientists should think like poets,” says E.O. Wilson, because new metaphors mobilize new thinking.

Illustration by Julia Suits, The New Yorker cartoonist & author of The Extraordinary Catalog of Peculiar Inventions

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Smoking Causes up to 150 DNA Mutations in Each Lung Cell, Every Year

The longer you roll that dice, the higher the chance that a DNA mutation spawns a cancerous cell. The researchers on this study likened it to playing Russian roulette; sooner or later, there's one in the chamber. 

A man smokes a cigarette. (Photo: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Cancer, of course, is not new. Throughout the ages societies have defined and dealt with it variously. Ancient Greeks employed the term onkos to describe tumors: mass, burden. It is an apt translation of what cancer does inside of our bodies.

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