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Freestyle fMRI

By Beth Marie Mole | November 21, 2012

Brain scans of rap artists taken during improvised performances provide a snapshot of creative flow.

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Bacteriography

By Beth Marie Mole | October 19, 2012

A scientist-turned-artist cultures bacteria into art.

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Bugging the Digital World

By Beth Marie Mole | September 28, 2012

Young entrepreneurs are creating a digital, 3-D encyclopedia of insects that doubles as a free field guide.

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Stalking Sharks

By Jef Akst | August 30, 2012

Researchers monitor the movement of the Pacific’s largest predators and share the information with the world in real time.

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Curiouser and Curiouser

By Kenneth C. Catania | August 23, 2012

A review of the new book Curious Behavior, which delves into the quirks of human conduct.

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A Cloud for Bats

By Hayley Dunning | August 2, 2012

A unique habitat seeks to bring awareness to a disease decimating populations of the flying mammals.

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Designing Bat Homes

August 2, 2012

Strung between a cluster of trees in a quiet nature reserve in Buffalo, New York, is a collection of large, metal pods. For now, they are quiet day and night, but the pods' architect, Joyce Hwang, hopes that in future twilights, they will be buzzing

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The Science of Van Gogh

By Hannah Waters | April 5, 2012

The Dutch artist's sunflower paintings have attracted the attention of doctors and geneticists.

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Cerebral Beauty

By Hannah Waters | March 15, 2012

Cap off your celebration of Brain Awareness Week with some artistic applications of neuroscience.

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Building Flowers

By Jef Akst | February 16, 2012

An architecture graduate constructs intricate botanical illustrations using the computer graphics programs intended to design buildings.

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