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AUDIO: Minding our minds

AUDIO: Minding our minds

Why memory shouldn’t be a lost art

By | Posted May 12, 2015

Do animals have consciousness?

Do animals have consciousness?

The way scientists answer this animal consciousness question has a big effect not only on their research, but also your medicine cabinet

By | Posted March 6, 2015

Preserving a safe passage for jaguars

Preserving a safe passage for jaguars

Human tolerance may be the key to keeping the jaguar population whole and healthy

By | Posted February 16, 2015

The portrait of an operating room

The portrait of an operating room

Marie Rossettie blends traditional and new art techniques to give the human body more vibrancy

By | Posted January 30, 2015

Sparrow songs tune into context

Sparrow songs tune into context

Understanding how swamp sparrows use context in their songs could shed light on the evolution of human language

By | Posted January 14, 2015

Alcoholism after gastric bypass: Is it in your mind or gut?

Alcoholism after gastric bypass: Is it in your mind or gut?

Scientists have competing ideas for why gastric bypass patients show higher rates of alcohol abuse post-surgery

By | Posted January 9, 2015

Origins of cooperation are still fair game

Origins of cooperation are still fair game

Scientists continue to debate whether experiments can show that our primate ancestors evolved fairness, or if cooperation is uniquely human

By | Posted January 7, 2015

The puzzle of morality

The puzzle of morality

A Harvard neuroscientist looks to evolution to explain altruism

By | Posted November 19, 2014

Wet beaches drown sea turtles

Wet beaches drown sea turtles

Climate change makes beaches wetter, hurting the survival of sea turtle hatchlings

By | Posted October 24, 2014

Bacteria that can hold their liquor

Bacteria that can hold their liquor

Hardier microbes make biofuel production more feasible

By | Posted October 6, 2014

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