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Performance Art

By Mary Beth Aberlin | 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 Mary Beth Aberlin | December 1, 2014

Understanding animal diseases—for their sake and for ours

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Cerebral Sleuths

By Mary Beth Aberlin | November 1, 2014

For neuroscientists, experimental results converge to help crack the case of how the brain functions.

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Eye Spies

By Mary Beth Aberlin | October 1, 2014

An issue highlighting advances in vision research

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Head Scratchers

By Mary Beth Aberlin | September 1, 2014

Many natural phenomena elude our understanding.

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Small Packages

By Mary Beth Aberlin | August 1, 2014

When proverbs come true

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Carnal Knowledge

By Bob Grant | 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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A Lot to Chew On

By Mary Beth Aberlin | June 1, 2014

Complex layers of science, policy, and public opinion surround the things we eat and drink.

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Your Brain on Art

By Mary Beth Aberlin | May 1, 2014

A new scientific discipline investigates the neurology underlying the experience and the creation of beauty.

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Search and Destroy

By Mary Beth Aberlin | April 1, 2014

Turning a patient’s immune cells into cancer-fighting weapons

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