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Fighting Back

By | February 1, 2016

Plants can’t run away from attackers, so they’ve evolved unique immune defenses to protect themselves.

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All Together Now

By | January 1, 2016

Understanding the biological roots of cooperation might help resolve some of the biggest scientific challenges we face.

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Special Delivery

By | October 1, 2015

Neurons in new brains and old

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Hear and Now

By | September 1, 2015

Auditory research advances worth shouting about

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Performance Art

By | January 1, 2015

Regulation of genome expression orchestrates the behavior of insect castes and the human response to social stress.

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Bad Raps

By | December 1, 2014

Understanding animal diseases—for their sake and for ours

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Head Scratchers

By | September 1, 2014

Many natural phenomena elude our understanding.

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Carnal Knowledge

By | July 1, 2014

Sex is an inherently fascinating aspect of life. As researchers learn more and more about it, surprises regularly emerge.

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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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An Offensive Playbook

By | February 1, 2014

Developing nonaddictive drugs to combat pain

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