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- News in BriefScientists have isolated a human immune protein that fights the MERS virus in mice.
- Wild ThingsThe novel ‘Watership Down’ is the tale of a bunch of anthropomorphized rabbits. Their language may be unreal, but the animals’ behavior was rooted in science.
- ScicuriousEndurance athletes often experience sinus bradycardia, a slow heartbeat. A new paper shows this effect may be due to changes in the “funny channel” of the sinoatrial node.
- NewsSmall amounts of the compound found in red wine and grapes prove protective against colon cancer in mice fed a high-fat diet.
- NewsAbrupt warming and excessive hunting by ancient humans were responsible for the disappearance of many large mammals, including woolly mammoths, during Earth’s last glacial period.
- NewsGrandmother’s cells may watch over grandchildren in the womb.
- NewsThe New Horizons flyby reveals varied terrain and evidence of active geology on Pluto.
- Science TickerNew Horizons transmits the best pictures of Pluto to date shortly before the spacecraft went quiet over the weekend.
- ScicuriousEven those of us with nine-to-five jobs don’t always respect our body’s clocks. Research shows that even slight disruptions might be associated with obesity.
- Reviews & PreviewsScience writer Steve Silberman considers autism in the modern era of neurodiversity - a movement to respect neurological differences as natural human variation - framing the relatively progressive autistic experience of today against the the conditions oppressed past.