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The Third-Hand Illusion

Could you use an extra hand? The brain's body plan might not be limited to two arms

July 1, 2011 — Katherine Harmon

Tiny Insect Makes Biggest Noise

The miniscule water boatman makes the loudest sound for body size in the animal kingdom. Cynthia Graber reports

July 7, 2011

The Sleepy Gene

Scientists pinpoint a key to sleepiness in fruit flies

July 5, 2011 — Morgen E. Peck

How Physics Limits Intelligence [Podcast]

Award-winning author Douglas Fox talks about his cover story in the July issue of Scientific American about the limits of intelligence, placed there by the laws of physics

July 4, 2011
Biology

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