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America Needs to Study Fractions

Recent research finds that a solid grade school knowledge of fractions and long-form division accurately predicts later success in high school math. Christie Nicholson reports

June 16, 2012

Quiz: How Nice Are You?

Answer these 10 simple questions to find out if you benefit from being highly agreeable

June 15, 2012 — Daisy Grewal and Ingrid Wickelgren

Another Perspective on Massive Brain Simulations

This excerpt from a leading neuroscientist's book on the brain's intricate connections levels a critique at the prospects for the Human Brain Project, profiled in the June issue

June 11, 2012 — Sebastian Seung

From Neuron to Whole Brain [Video]

The spadework for a massively detailed computer representation of the entire brain has already begun—and questions about its usefulness have simultaneously arisen

June 11, 2012 — Gary Stix

Do Plants Think?

Scientist Daniel Chamovitz unveils the surprising world of plants that see, feel, smell—and remember

June 5, 2012 — Gareth Cook
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