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Dog Spies

One Day, You Will Smell Like a Dead Chicken


Unfortunately, this is true. I’ll explain. Dogs are trained to sniff out a lot of things, and some of those “things” are human remains. Human remains, except those in a cemetery, are usually not out in the open; someone doesn’t want them found or there has been an accident. But bring your own Scooby Doo [...]

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Illusion Chasers

Neuroscience in Fiction: Dexter’s Final Season Premiere

Dexter’s swan song will involve chasing down a serial killer that puts a melon baller to the unique use of scooping the anterior insula out of the brains of his victims.

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Hard Science is Going to the Dogs

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Dogs are great at learning things. They love to be taught how to fetch, roll over, and heel, for instance. You can also teach them physics. Physicist Chad Orzel has proven this with his two books “How to Teach Physics to your Dog” and the more specialized, “How to Teach Relativity to Your Dog“. Here, [...]

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