A buzzword that is commonly heard in science news across the medical spectrum is “mutations”. If you’ve read any sort of medical news report in the last decade, you’ve likely heard the word “mutation” more times than you can count. But for such a prolific word that has undoubtedly made its way into the public sphere, very few people truly know what this means. So let’s take some time to understand mutations. First off, let’s dispel some myths that probably don’t need any dispelling. Most people have undoubtedly heard of X-men before and their version of mutants and mutations. So...
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