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Additional resources from Jason Feifer:
- Build for Tomorrow podcast: https://www.jasonfeifer.com/build-for-tomorrow/
- Website: https://www.jasonfeifer.com/
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/heyfeifer
"Bomb pulse dating" is how scientists measure the age of living cells using nuclear fallout by Briana Brownell
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- Arnold, C. (2013, December 11). Cold War Bomb Testing Is Solving Biology’s Biggest Mysteries. Pbs.org; Nova. https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/article/bomb-pulse/
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