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How a Star Avoids the Limelight

Some echinoderms have thousands of eyes on their backs. When the lights come on, they switch to wearing shades.

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Egypt’s Young and Restless

Through Islam and the Internet, a new generation seeks its fair share.

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DARWIN’S THEORY THAT MATE CHOICE IS EXPLICITLY AESTHETIC WAS A REALLY DANGEROUS IDEA.

Adaptive Aesthetics

The idea of creating a “Tree of Minerals” seemed contrived, until recently.