THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

A molecule with a momentous effect

By Carolyn Y. Johnson
Globe Staff / October 20, 2008

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When two Massachusetts researchers began in the 1980s to unravel the story behind a primitive roundworm stuck in Peter Pan mode - a microscopic critter that just kept repeating the same stage of development - they had little clue they were on the cusp of something that would change biology. (Full article: 697 words)

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