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Aug 2, 2017

Established pillars were under attack across the Western world. It was the late 1700s, and the United States had just declared independence. France was rapidly heading towards a bloody revolution. Industrialization was beginning to reshape society. And, amidst the chaos, an obscure Italian physiologist stepped outside to do a science experiment.

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