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Primal Brain in the Modern Classroom

Evolution biased the human mind to attend to some types of information over others—often the exact opposite of what teachers wish children would learn

October 6, 2011 — David C. Geary

How Skulls Speak

New 3-D software is helping scientists identify the sex and ancestral origins of human remains with greater speed and precision

October 5, 2011 — Anna Kuchment

Half Asleep

Deprived of rest, parts of the brain start to snooze

October 3, 2011 — Andrea Anderson

Cancer Vaccines

Eric von Hofe, cancer researcher and president of the biotech company Antigen Express talks about his article in the October issue of Scientific American called "A New Ally against Cancer," about cancer vaccines

September 30, 2011 — Steve Mirsky

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