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Neuroaesthetics

By Anjan Chatterjee | May 1, 2014

Researchers unravel the biology of beauty and art.

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Where the Wild Things Were

By Daniel Cossins | May 1, 2014

Conservationists are reintroducing large animals to areas they once roamed, providing ecologists with the chance to assess whether such “rewilding” efforts can restore lost ecosystems.

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Monkey See, Monkey Add

By Rina Shaikh-Lesko | April 23, 2014

Monkeys trained to recognize number values can add, a study finds.

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Does Brain Training Work?

By Abby Olena | April 21, 2014

Experts are skeptical about the effectiveness of games that claim to improve cognitive function. 

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How Artistic Brains Differ

By Jef Akst | April 18, 2014

A study reveals structural differences between the brains of artists and non-artists.

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Evolutionarily Distinct Birds Ranked

By Jef Akst | April 11, 2014

Researchers collate a list of the 100 most rare and unique avian species facing extinction.

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Bridging Two Worlds

By Rachel Bernstein | April 4, 2014

Lynne Quarmby’s love of the natural world inspires her to explore beyond her cell biology lab through art.

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Lynne Quarmby - Artist

By Rachel Bernstein | April 4, 2014

The professor of molecular biology and biochemistry at Simon Fraser University is also an accomplished painter.

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Stripes Shoo Flies

By Rina Shaikh-Lesko | April 4, 2014

Zebras evolved stripes to prevent pesky biting flies from landing on them, a study finds.

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The Structure of Flowers

By Jef Akst | April 4, 2014

Architecture student-turned-artist Macato Murayama creates beautiful images inspired by the intricate anatomy of flowers.

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