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The electrical blueprints that orchestrate life - Michael Levin

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DNA isn't the only builder in the biological world — there's also a mysterious bioelectric layer directing cells to work together to grow organs, systems and bodies, says biologist Michael Levin. Sharing unforgettable and groundbreaking footage of two-headed worms, he introduces us to xenobots and shares what this discovery may mean for the future of medicine, the environment and even life itself.

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