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Common Senses (February 2007)Flavors, aromas, and chemical signals released from animals can make the mouth water, evoke vivid memories, and perhaps even signal stress or fertility. How does the brain sort it out?
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Cover Story: I Am a Scientist
HHMI's EXROP program has helped hundreds of underrepresented minorities identify as researchers, a key step toward a science career.
A Structural Toolbox
No longer content with static snapshots, biologists are using a medley of techniques to get a global view of molecules at work.
The O'Shea Way
HHMI's new chief scientific officer Erin O'Shea applies an uncommon intensity to her research and training&151;of students and German shepherds.
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