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When scientific intensity turns to volleyball

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Players competed in the opening rounds of competition for the Rhino Cup. The Rhino League has 47 teams that compete for eight weeks before playoffs. Players competed in the opening rounds of competition for the Rhino Cup. The Rhino League has 47 teams that compete for eight weeks before playoffs. (Josh Reynolds for the Boston Globe)
By Carolyn Y. Johnson
Globe Staff / August 21, 2009

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As a Harvard University graduate student in the late 1980s, Craig C. Mello relished the afternoons he would escape from the lab for a volleyball game in the courtyard of the biological laboratories. (Full article: 843 words)

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