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5/2/15 Cover

Body & Brain

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brain activity

GHOSTLY RINGING  A phantom noise prompted widespread changes in brain activity (circles; colors represent different frequencies of nerve cell activity) in the left side of a man’s brain, including the primary auditory cortex. The black dots represent electrodes implanted in his brain.

Aedes aegypti

Findings from a twin study add to evidence that inherited traits of body odor may make some people more attractive prey to a hungry mosquito, like the one above.

artificial turf

Despite news reports about the potential harms of artificial turf, studies find synthetic fields have few health risks, although lead levels may be elevated in older fields.

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