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On Becoming Human

By | August 1, 2016

Some thoughts on going to the Galápagos

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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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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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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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Head Scratchers

By | September 1, 2014

Many natural phenomena elude our understanding.

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Small Packages

By | August 1, 2014

When proverbs come true

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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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An Offensive Playbook

By | February 1, 2014

Developing nonaddictive drugs to combat pain

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