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Stories by Diana Kwon

Building a Brainbow

Scientists use a genetic technique to illuminate neurons in up to 90 different colors. For more on this, check out “The Brainbow Connection,” a photo essay by Diana Kwon and Liz Tormes in the latest issue of Scientific American MIND.

October 16, 2015 — Diana Kwon and Eliene Augenbraun
Bonobo Peeps May Be Necessary Language Precursors

Bonobo Peeps May Be Necessary Language Precursors

Animal communication studies have shown only fixed vocalizations, such as alarm cries. But Bonobo chimps appear to have a call that has different meanings in different contexts  

August 4, 2015 — Diana Kwon
Estrogen's Role in Impulsive Behavior

Estrogen's Role in Impulsive Behavior

Would you rather have $50 now or $100 two weeks from now? Even though the $100 is obviously the better choice, many people will opt for the $50.

May 7, 2014 — Diana Kwon
Stories by Diana Kwon

Beyond XX and XY

Biology. Identity. Equality.