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Seal Tracking

This male southern elephant seal sports a novel accessory: a cutting-edge sensor that monitors the beast's temperature, along with the depth and salt content of the surrounding water as he swims...

August 9, 2007

When morality is hard to like

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Mind Matters where top researchers in neuroscience, psychology, and psychiatry discuss the findings and theories driving their fields.

August 6, 2007 — David Dobbs

Mutant Muscle Dog

This "bully" whippet has a mutation in its gene for the muscle growth-limiting factor myostatin that caused the canine to develop its striking overstuffed muscles.

July 31, 2007

The New Psychology of Leadership

Recent research in psychology points to secrets of effective leadership that radically challenge conventional wisdom

July 31, 2007 — Stephen D. Reicher, Michael J. Platow and S. Alexander Haslam

A Gene to Better Remember Traumatic Events

Gene variant (found in 30 percent of Caucasian population and 12 percent of African-Americans) leads to more vivid recollections of emotionally powerful episodes—both good and bad

July 30, 2007 — Nikhil Swaminathan
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