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An Evolutionary History

By | October 1, 2016

Celebrating 30 years and a resurrection

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Things That Go Bump

By | March 1, 2016

Scientists still don’t know why animals sleep or how to define the ubiquitous behavior.


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Special Delivery

By | October 1, 2015

Neurons in new brains and old


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Stubbornly Persistent

By | February 1, 2015

Microorganisms continually challenge our assumptions of what life can achieve.

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Bad Raps

By | December 1, 2014

Understanding animal diseases—for their sake and for ours


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Small Packages

By | August 1, 2014

When proverbs come true


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Your Brain on Art

By | May 1, 2014

A new scientific discipline investigates the neurology underlying the experience and the creation of beauty.


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Organelle Architecture

By | December 1, 2013

There’s beauty in a cell’s marriage of structure and function.

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A Chill Issue

By | February 1, 2013

The very cold, the merely chilled, and the colorful


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In the Long Run

By | December 1, 2012

Can emulating our early human ancestors make us healthier?

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