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Jul. 03, 2015

These Brains Changed Neuroscience

In The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons, science writer Sam Kean explains how the field of neuroscience emerged from stories of brains gone awry.

Does Math Matter?

In this live interview from the Aspen Ideas Festival, Ira asks mathematicians and educators if there’s a better way to learn math.

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A roundtable of scientists discuss ongoing research on the effects and potential applications of marijuana for adolescents in the United States.

Bringing Nature Back to Man-Made Spaces

The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, which was once a chemical weapons manufacturing site, is now one of the nation’s largest urban wildlife sanctuaries.

Why Do Cyclists Break the Rules?

A survey of 18,000 cyclists seeks to understand why some are more likely to follow traffic rules than others.

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Run, Octopus, Run!

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