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Aging Is a Communication Breakdown

Genes that can’t express themselves may be hallmarks of cancer.

Fear Is Good for the Forest

What Makes Music Special to Us?

Clarifying the differences between what animals and humans hear.

Why We Stink at Tackling Climate Change

Global threats result from human culture outrunning human biology.

Gene Drives Reach Mammals

A new genetic technology that can quickly change entire populations gets broader.

Why the Brain Is So Noisy

The surprising importance of spontaneous order and noise to how we think.

It’s the End of the Gene As We Know It

We are not nearly as determined by our genes as once thought.

How Alan Turing Deciphered Shark Skin

The universal math behind hair and feathers.