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A glossary of Frankenwords

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Science  12 Jan 2018:
Vol. 359, Issue 6372, pp. 154
DOI: 10.1126/science.359.6372.154

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Summary

Along with fears about scientific overreach, Mary Shelley's novel has inspired hundreds of whimsical names for products and phenomena—from Frankencells and Frankengenes to Frankenslime and Frankenswine. Here's a selection.