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Schmidtea mediterranea

DANGER DETECTOR  In planarians (Schmidtea mediterranea shown), a protein called TRPA1 detects hydrogen peroxide, a molecule produced when cells are damaged. These new results give hints about the evolution of human pain.

sleeping rats

DREAM MAP  The brain’s mapmaking grid cells keep doing their jobs, even as rats sleep, two new studies find.

Oliver Sacks

WANDERING MIND  In an anthology of wide-ranging essays, neurologist and author Oliver Sacks celebrates the beauty — and mysteries — of the world and the people, animals and plants that inhabit it.

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