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Epigenetics: Why Inheritance Is Weirder Than We Thought

The sweet smell of fruit doesn’t normally send rats running. But when researchers paired the orange-cherry-almondy scent of the chemical acetophenone with a painful electric shock, lab rats quickly learned to fear it. Along the way, extra neurons sprouted in their noses and in the smell-processing center of their brains, making them super-sensitive to the […]

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Why Being Introverted Doesn’t Make You Antisocial | Antisocial Personality Disorder

[ ♪INTRO ] Introverts can often feel antisocial — at least, in a way. They can feel pretty ‘anti’ being social, preferring to end a long week by doing their own thing instead of living it up at a big party. But when psychologists talk about being antisocial, that’s not really what they mean. Instead, […]

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Soil Nutrients and Phosphorus: The Molecular View

[Light, electronic music fades in.] [Light, electronic music fades in.] Dr. Barbara Cade-Menun: My name is Dr. Barbara Cade-Menun… …and I am a nutrient cycling scientist… …based in Swift Current, Saskatchewan. Well nutrient cycling is when… …nutrients are taken up by plants and then eventually… …returned back to the soil where they’re broken down again… […]

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