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Diorama of a crime scene

DOLLHOUSE CSI This miniature portrayal of Maggie Wilson’s death in 1896 is the handiwork of self-taught criminologist Frances Glessner Lee. Lee’s dioramas trained investigators to look at crime scenes through a scientific lens. 

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VANISHING EFFECTS  An international project finds that statistically significant findings reported in papers published in three major psychology journals often disappear when independent teams redo the original studies.

TRADER’S CUP  An ancient desert cemetery in Chile contains members of an elite group of locals and outsiders who handled the distribution of goods from a regional trading network, a new study suggests. One of these trade specialists, a foreigner, was buried with these gold drinking vessels, one decorated with a human face.

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