Reading Suggestion-1

Article Name: Are Developmental Mistakes Essential to Evolution?
Author Name: Joanna Masel
Source: Big Questions Online
Category: Science

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Five Words to learn from this article:

Transcribing: Write out from speech, notes, etc.
Germline: Cells carrying genetic material from generation to generation, for example sperm and egg cells
Mutations: A change or alteration in form or qualities/(genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism.
Safeguards: A precautionary measure warding off impending danger, damage or injury etc.
Meticulous: Marked by precise accordance with details

 

Reading Suggestion-2

Article Name: Village Atheists, Village Idiots
Author Name: Sam Kriss
Source: The Baffler
Category: Philosophy/Sociology

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Five Words to learn from this article:
Atheists: Someone who does not believe in god
Titan: A person of exceptional importance and reputation
Lunatic: An insane person
Paranoid: Suffering from paranoia
Flailing: Give a thrashing to; beat hard

 

Reading Suggestion-3

Article Name: The house is on fire!
Author Name: Gary Saul Morson
Source: The New Criterion
Category: History

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Five Words to learn from this article:

Seizure: A sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease
Coup d’état: A sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
Totalitarian: Characterized by a government in which the political authority exercises absolute and centralized control
Annihilated: Destroyed completely
Indignation: Anger aroused by some perceived offence or injustice




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