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Tiny, Tree-Dwelling Primate Called Tarsier Sends and Receives Ultrasonic Calls

Let's be honest: tarsiers look odd. Among the smallest of all primates, most species of tarsier would fit easily in the palm of your hand. They have long, slender, largely hairless tails and elongated fingers with knobby knuckles and mushroom-cap finger pads.To fully confront the tarsier's bizarre anatomy, you must stare it in the face...

February 8, 2012 — Ferris Jabr

Do MRIs Relieve Symptoms of Depression?

Researchers continue to explore whether magnetic fields produced by magnetic resonance imaging devices and others improve mood in those who suffer from depressive disorders

November 28, 2011 — Ferris Jabr

A Nobel Celebration

As Nobel Prize winners gather this month to share their wisdom with younger researchers, Scientific American recalls some of the articles that Nobel laureates have published in our pages...

June 8, 2011 — Ferris Jabr
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