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THE PEDOMETER WITHIN: ACCURATE, AND PERVERSE

“Walkability scores” have permeated real estate in recent years, as Americans make the gradual, glacial, oceanlineresque turn toward a less car-centered lifestyle. But our onboard pedometer is not impressed. A new study of walking patterns shows that the brain is counting steps, and that its motto is: Less is best. Continue reading

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BUTTERFLY GRAPHICS

The boring side of butterfly wings? And the bright side? Two different uses. And two different rates of evolution! Hadn’t thought of either one, but that’s why we have scientists.    To review: When butterflies are just hanging out, resting, … Continue reading

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