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Open-Review Journal Launched

By | February 13, 2013

A new journal that publishes peer review comments alongside its manuscripts goes live.

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The Understanding Dog

By | February 12, 2013

Man’s best friend is better able to grasp their human owners’ points of view than previously realized.

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Opinion: From Polymerase to Politics

By | February 11, 2013

Why so few scientists make the leap to policy-making positions, and why more should give it a try

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Behavior Brief

By | February 6, 2013

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Some Girls Better at Science

By | February 5, 2013

Globally, 15-year-old girls outscored boys in 43 of the 65 countries tested.

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Book Excerpt from A#@holes

By | February 4, 2013

In Chapter 1, “A Theory,” author Aaron James constructs a working definition for the type of person that earns the ignominious moniker.

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Financial Foraging

By | February 4, 2013

Using evolutionary animal behavior theories, researchers find daytime stock traders’ strategies are maladapted.

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Genetics-Poverty Link Questioned

By | February 3, 2013

Harvard geneticists and anthropologists challenge the work of two economists who say there’s a link between genetic diversity and wealth.

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A Window into the Mind

By | February 1, 2013

Researchers have generated an image of thoughts flitting through the brains of zebrafish.

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NIH Bias Challenged

By | February 1, 2013

A new study disputes findings of a 2011 analysis suggesting that black researchers are funded less than their equally qualified white peers.

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