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The brain doesn't much care whether an experience is real.
The secret, social lives of bacteria
Centuries of astronomy, plus video-game technology, offer a stunning new perspective on our place in space.
Why do some female bovids have horns, whereas others don’t?
A rare bird’s elaborate mating habits help a tropical tree disperse its seeds.
Elizabeth Blackburn's work on telomeres led to new research and discoveries
Vampire bats display adaptations to their diet
Scientists race to understand the reproductive biology of freshwater eels.
The importance of food, jealousy, and paternal care in the evolution of owl monkey monogamy
La importancia del alimento, los celos y el cuidado paternal en la evolución de la monogamia en el mono mirikiná
Comparing the rewards of small-scale farming to those recounted by Thoreau
Conspicuous armaments are good visual proxies for fighting ability.