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Spherical Eats

The chemistry of encased mussels and other edible orbs

October 8, 2011 — W. Wayt Gibbs and Nathan Myhrvold

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
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine