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Seeing Sound

By Edyta Zielinska | November 22, 2011

Researchers ask: Is there an advantage to getting emotional when touching certain textures, or seeing colors change when you listen to music?

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Whales Saved From Highway Project

By Bob Grant | November 21, 2011

A team of paleontologists is racing to recover dozens of fossilized whale skeletons from the site of a road building excavation in northern Chile.

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Battle of the Sexes

By Hannah Waters | November 17, 2011

Traits that help one sex but hurt the other are not sufficient for maintaining genetic variation.

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Snake Toxin Reveals Pain Clues

By Tia Ghose | November 16, 2011

The venom from the Texas coral snake causes intense pain by targeting acid-sensing ion channels, providing researchers with potential new targets for pain therapies.

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Infection Selection

By Ruth Williams | November 13, 2011

Scientists track changes in bacterial genomes during a hospital outbreak to discover potential pathogenesis genes.

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A Smoke-Swirl of Birds

By Jef Akst | November 10, 2011

A video of thousands of birds flying as a single coordinated, amorphous group stirs up questions about how they do it.

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Top 7 in Neuroscience

By Edyta Zielinska | November 8, 2011

A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in neuroscience and related areas, from Faculty of 1000

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Pioneers Make More Babies

By Jef Akst | November 7, 2011

Women of the French families that colonized Canada in the 17th and 18th centuries had more children and grandchildren than late comers to the region.

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Neurosurgery Resident Plagiarized Research

By Bob Grant | November 7, 2011

A physician doing a residency at the University of Virginia Medical Center was caught copying sections of text and an illustration in multiple NIH-funded papers.

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Cigarette Smoking Leads to Coke?

By Jef Akst | November 4, 2011

Nicotine may alter the brain’s response to cocaine, supporting the idea that the legal drug may serve as a "gateway" to the use of illegal substances.

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