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Renard's Menagerie

By | January 1, 2014

Some of the fantastical marine life depicted in a rare, 18th-century book


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Test Scores Are in the Genes

By | December 16, 2013

More than school or family environment, a child’s genetics influences high school exam results.


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Gender-based Citation Disparities

By | December 12, 2013

An analysis reveals that papers with women as key authors are cited less often than those with men as key authors.


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Behavior Brief

By | December 6, 2013

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research


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Elephants Are Aggressive, but Fish Just Bite?

By | December 5, 2013

Scientists have a hard time agreeing on how to measure an animal’s personality.


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Wolfish Social Skills

By | December 4, 2013

According to a new study, wolves can learn from humans.

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Inherited Fears

By | December 2, 2013

Mice appear to pass certain fears onto their offspring, according to a new study.

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Capsule Reviews

By | December 1, 2013

Tigers Forever, High Moon Over the Amazon, Earth from Space, and Medicine's Michelangelo


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Karmella Haynes - Artist

By | December 1, 2013

December 2013's Scientist to Watch is also an accomplished painter.


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Weathering the Storm

By | December 1, 2013

How to prepare your lab for natural disasters and cope with unavoidable consequences

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