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In Chapter 13, "Altruism," author Oren Harman discusses how George Price's and John Maynard Smith's 1973 formulation of evolutionarily stable strategy (ESS) meshes with examples of altruism in nature.

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Octophilosophy

By Katherine Bagley | September 1, 2011

When it comes to studying cephalopod brains and behavior, it helps to have a philosopher around.

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Showcase Your Science

By Jessica P. Johnson | September 1, 2011

Tips for creating a science video or website.

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Speaking of Science

By N/A | September 1, 2011

September 2011's selection of notable quotes

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The 2011 Labby Multimedia Awards

By Jessica P. Johnson | September 1, 2011

Introducing the winners of our second annual "Labbies" awards

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To Pee or Not to Pee

By Richard P. Grant | September 1, 2011

Have researchers found the seat of urination control in a primitive brain region?

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Adapting to Climate Change

By Jef Akst | September 1, 2011

Indigenous populations are especially vulnerable to the effects of global climate change. A new research project aims to help them adapt.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | September 1, 2011

Art + Science Now, Signs of Life, Perceptions of Promise, Green Light

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Hold That Thought

By Mary Beth Aberlin | September 1, 2011

In the memory circuits of the aging brain and the signaling pathways of pain, science is trading mystery for mastery.

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Piggyback Pathogen

By Jessica P. Johnson | September 1, 2011

Editor’s Choice in Immunology

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