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    The Secret, Stressful Stories of Fossils

    A new field called paleoepigenetics is probing how evolution responds to sudden stress.

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    The Neuron’s Secret Partner

    Glial cells are the brain’s architects, doctors, police, janitors, and gardeners.

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    The Rise and Fall of the Living Fossil

    The idea that some species are relics that have stopped evolving is finally going extinct.

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    This Is Where Your Childhood Memories Went

    Your brain needs to forget in order to grow.

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    Half Male, Half Female, Total Animal

    Mixed-sex animals teach us about our own multifarious nature.

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    Tantalizing Creatures with Male and Female Genes

    Gyandromorphs overturn traditional theories of sexual development.