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ARCTIC BLAST  A new study finds a strong correlation between Arctic warming and heavy snowfall in the northeastern United States, such as this March 13 storm that struck Boston.

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TOOLING DOWN  By around 320,000 years ago in East Africa, Homo sapiens or a close relative had shifted from making large chopping implements (left) to fashioning spearpoints and other small tools (right).


CHANGING MINDS  Many people view the brain as special and separate from the rest of the body. Alan Jasanoff argues that this “cerebral mystique” is the wrong way to think about the brain.

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