Archive for October 13th, 2010

Genes: The Thrill of Life?

2010/10/13
By Gabriela
Genes: The Thrill of Life?

Have you ever wondered why some people seek thrills? Or what makes people act this way?  Recent studies, such as the one described in this article, have shown that the reason for said behavior may be hidden in your genes. Jaime Derringer has been testing specific genes with mutations that are related to the...
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Can Rhesus Monkeys Recognize Their Own Reflection?

2010/10/13
By Emily
Can Rhesus Monkeys Recognize Their Own Reflection?

Have you ever wondered why your pet doesn’t strike a pose when in front of a mirror? Well, that’s because most animals cannot recognize themselves in a mirror! Recent testing and studies conducted at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have shown that new head implants are able to trigger self-awareness, or the ability to understand...
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