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In this issue:

"World Changing Ideas 2015": Eye control, bacterial kill switches, deep learning, slow-motion chemistry, and other disruptive advances.

"Telescope Wars": Bitter rivalries among three teams of scientists have slowed progress in extremely large telescopes, the best hope of ground-based astronomy.

"What Killed the Dinosaurs": The asteroid strike was bad. The timing was worse.

"Genomics for the People": A clinic that treats Amish and Mennonite children show the promise of genomics for preventing disease.

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