THE WEEK IN SCIENCE: MEASURING GENES; An Essential Factor of Improving the Race -- Comets Mistaken for Asteroids

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THE WEEK IN SCIENCE: MEASURING GENES; An Essential Factor of Improving the Race -- Comets Mistaken for Asteroids

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GENES are to living cells what atoms are to ordinary matter. Both genes and atoms are so small that no microscope can ever be invented to magnify them to visibility, for the reason that ordinary light is too coarse. X-rays are much finer.

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'THE WEEK IN SCIENCE: MEASURING GENES; An Essential Factor of Improving the Race -- Comets Mistaken for Asteroids', New York Times

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“THE WEEK IN SCIENCE: MEASURING GENES; An Essential Factor of Improving the Race -- Comets Mistaken for Asteroids,” Past Periodicals, accessed January 27, 2022, https://unsettlingscientificstories.omeka.net/items/show/20393.