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The Laboratory of Life: How science sheds light on the human experience<br /> College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences<br /> UC Davis<br /> Spring/Summer 2010A publication of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences<br /> Executive Editor: Ann Filmer<br /> Managing Editor: John Stumbos<br /> Associate Editor: Robin DeRieux<br /> Graphic Designer: Eric Rohr<br /> Contributing Writers: <br /> Allison Chilcott<br /> Elisabeth Kauffman<br /> Christine Schmidt<br /> Neal Van Alfen<br /> CA&ES Outlook Online — http://outlook.ucdavis.edu<br /> Dean's Office<br /> University of California<br /> One Shields Avenue<br /> Davis, CA 95616-8571<br /> Phone (530) 754-6788<br /> Fax (530) 752-9049<br /> outlook@agdean.ucdavis.edu<br /> www.caes.ucdavis.edu<br /> This publication is funded<br /> partially through gifts from<br /> The James G. 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