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When War Gives Sickness a New Lease on Life

A horrendous disease called Sleeping Sickness was close to being eradicated but war in Sudan gave it a new lease on life. 

Brain Speed: An Evolutionary Tradeoff

When I touch my finger to my nose I actually don’t want the signal from my nose to go too fast. 

On the Strange Prevalence of Geek Tatoos

One of the most interesting ways to get into the minds of scientists is to look at their tattoos.