A map of neurons of the mouse retina, reconstructed automatically by artificial intelligence from electron microscopic images. A. Zlateski based on data from K. Briggman, M. Helmstaedter, and W. Denk/MIT/Seung hide caption

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The Man Working To Reverse-Engineer Your Brain

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Science Diction: The Origin Of 'Tuberculosis'

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Women's Correctional Community Center inmate Lilian Hussein checks on ti leaves she planted as part of the prison's farming and gardening program in Kailua, Hawaii. The green ti leaves are often used to wrap food or weave into leis. Jennifer Sinco Kelleher/AP hide caption

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Digital Tools Help Document Vanishing Languages

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Virtual Penguins A Prescription For Pain?

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Valentine's Day Special: Look Of Love

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What Grosses You Out?

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On Super Bowl Sunday, an advertising startup that spun out from the research launches a website where ad viewers can have their emotions observed and catalogued. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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How Did That Ad Make You Feel? Ask A Computer

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Addicts' Brains May Be Wired At Birth For Less Self-Control

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Controlling dust from activities like this was on the minds of those in the Department of Labor in the 1930s, as silicosis, a lung disease, was taking a toll on American workers. Above, a worker jackhammers into rock in Lassen National Forest in California in 1934, preparing to shoot explosives. U.S. Forest Service/Oregon State University Libraries hide caption

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New Silica Rules Languish In Regulatory Black Hole

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