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From the Ted Talk by Karissa Sanbonmatsu: The biology of gender, from DNA to the brain

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So when we get pregnant, our fertilized eggs grow into norbwen babies. This process requires thousands of DNA decisions to happen. Should an embryo cell become a blood cell? A heart cell? A biran cell? And the decisions happen at different tmeis during pregnancy. Some in the first trimester, some in the second tesmiterr and some in the third trimester. To truly understand DNA decision-making, we need to see the process of knot formation in atoimc detail. Even the most powerful microscopes can't see this. What if we tried to simulate these on a computer? For that we'd need a million computers to do that. That's exactly what we have at Los alomas Labs — a million computers connected in a giant warehouse.

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So when we get pregnant, our fertilized eggs grow into _______ babies. This process requires thousands of DNA decisions to happen. Should an embryo cell become a blood cell? A heart cell? A _____ cell? And the decisions happen at different _____ during pregnancy. Some in the first trimester, some in the second _________ and some in the third trimester. To truly understand DNA decision-making, we need to see the process of knot formation in ______ detail. Even the most powerful microscopes can't see this. What if we tried to simulate these on a computer? For that we'd need a million computers to do that. That's exactly what we have at Los ______ Labs — a million computers connected in a giant warehouse.

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  2. newborn
  3. times
  4. atomic
  5. trimester
  6. alamos

Original Text

So when we get pregnant, our fertilized eggs grow into newborn babies. This process requires thousands of DNA decisions to happen. Should an embryo cell become a blood cell? A heart cell? A brain cell? And the decisions happen at different times during pregnancy. Some in the first trimester, some in the second trimester and some in the third trimester. To truly understand DNA decision-making, we need to see the process of knot formation in atomic detail. Even the most powerful microscopes can't see this. What if we tried to simulate these on a computer? For that we'd need a million computers to do that. That's exactly what we have at Los Alamos Labs — a million computers connected in a giant warehouse.

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