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Sex and the Secret Nerve

Could a little-known cranial nerve be the route by which human pheromones turn us on?

By R. Douglas Fields

Sticking Point

When it comes to understanding how acupuncture needles can heal, scientists are still only scratching the surface

By Susanne Kemmer

No Place Like Home

What makes a house feel like home? Psychological research offers insight into what people want and need for happy living

By Antje Flade

Love of Garbage

If this magazine is perched on one stack of hundreds in your home, you may suffer from an odd disorder that scientists are beginning to understand

By Walter A. Brown


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February 2007

Think Outside the Gift Box