Sandra Blakeslee

Dec. 21, 2007

The Body Has A Mind of Its Own

How your body sees itself -- and the world around it -- may have a big influence on how it behaves.

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Strange Fish

Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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