Nicholas Wade

New York Times

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Science reporter for the New York Times and author of The Faith Instinct: How Religion Evolved and Why It Endures

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Violins made centuries ago by Stradivari or Guarneri del Gesu can bring millions of dollars but do they really sound all that much better than instruments being made today?

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Violins made centuries ago by Stradivari or Guarneri del Gesu can bring millions of dollars but do they really sound all that much better than instruments being made today?

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For all those who experience life as quiet desperation, there are many others who dream of slowing the aging process.

Scientists Extend Life in Mice, Are Humans Next?

For all those who experience life as quiet desperation, there are many others who dream of slowing the aging process.

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Religion and science are often at odds, especially when it comes to evolution.

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Religion and science are often at odds, especially when it comes to evolution.

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