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TRUTH BE TOLD  As people told more lies, their brain activity changed, a finding that could represent dishonesty’s slippery slope.

GENETIC HEIRLOOMS People from Papua New Guinea (shown) and Australia carry small amounts of DNA from extinct human relatives. New research suggests that the DNA may not come from Neandertals or Denisovans, but from a third, previously unknown extinct hominid.

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These days, a scientist has to publish a steady stream of research articles to be “successful.” But two new studies argue that that kind of pressure promotes sloppy science at the expense of careful work.

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