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This is how your brain constructs emotions
Book excerpt: How emotions are made
Want people to volunteer as lab rats? Turn your science into a game.
Book Excerpt: Power Play: How video games can save the world
What are the ethics of creating new life in a simulated universe?
The morality of intelligence in laboratory-made worlds.
How the Pacific Ocean changes weather around the world
Our current understanding of the El Niño Southern Oscillation
Sand Like You’ve Never Seen It Before
Once more unto the beach
How The Rising Status Of Cats And Dogs Could Doom Biomedical Research
Scientific organizations worry that a movement to grant more rights to pets could spill over to mice and lab rats.
What Modern Humans Can Learn From The Neanderthals’ Extinction
It's a fact of the archaeological record: Modern humans survived and Neanderthals did not. Why? And what does it teach us about our own survival?
What If Darwin Had Never Existed?
Imagining a world without the father of evolution
You’ve Never Seen Chickens Look This Human
Peculiar portraits of championship chickens, by award-winning photographer Tamara Staples
How Toxic Dumping Led To Tragedy In A Small Seaside Town
An excerpt from Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, a new book about a town in New Jersey devastated by industrial pollution