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Nancy Kanwisher’s newly shaved head

NOTEWORTHY  Brain regions involved in certain tasks (colors) are illustrated on neuroscientist Nancy Kanwisher’s newly shaved head.

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.

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