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- With Climate Change, No Happy Clams
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- Human Genes Not Patentable, Supreme Court Says
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- How to Survive a Mass Extinction
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New pictures show what happens in the brain when you pass up the pie, but later eat the pudding.
May. 25, 2012
After brief therapy, arachnophobes touch tarantulas and have lasting changes in fear response.
May. 14, 2010
Is it possible to use brain imaging techniques in criminal investigations? Should it be allowed?
May. 02, 2008
What's really going on inside your head? We'll talk with scientists using functional magnetic resonance imaging to study the workings of the human brain.
Jun. 11, 2010
The author of a new book on the middle-aged brain talks about why owners of an aging brain shouldn't necessarily fear their next birthday.
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