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Speed-Sensitive Denticles

By | April 1, 2013

Tooth-like structures on the skin of a South American fish might serve as high-velocity water-flow detectors.

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Decoding Dreams

By | January 1, 2013

Researchers learn to predict visual imagery in dreams based on functional MRI scans of brain activity during sleep.

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A Scientist Emerges

By | August 1, 2012

At age 16, Alexandra Sourakov has her first scientific publication, on the foraging behavior of butterflies.

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3-D Printing

By | July 1, 2012

Is printing out your own lab equipment, molecular models, and drug compounds the wave of the future?

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The Sound of Color

By | May 1, 2012

A completely colorblind musician and painter perceives the world in a new way with help from technology.

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Sweet and Sour Science

By | February 1, 2012

Japanese researchers unravel the mystery of miracle fruit.

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Eye of Newt

By | December 1, 2011

Researchers find that newts are capable of regenerating body parts well into old age.

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Marauding Moths

By | October 1, 2011

Dried plant specimens reveal the origin of an insect pest that has spread throughout Europe.

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Octophilosophy

By | September 1, 2011

When it comes to studying cephalopod brains and behavior, it helps to have a philosopher around.

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To Pee or Not to Pee

By | September 1, 2011

Have researchers found the seat of urination control in a primitive brain region?

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