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The Brain Can Make Errors in Reassembling the Color and Motion of Objects
05/19/2004

The Brain Can Make Errors in Reassembling the Color and Motion of Objects

Robert Tindol
You're driving along in your car and catch a glimpse of a green SUV out of the corner of your eye. A few seconds later, you glance over, and to your surprise discover that the SUV is actually brown.
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Two Caltech Faculty Receive Franklin Medals
03/25/2004

Two Caltech Faculty Receive Franklin Medals

Robert Tindol
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Researchers discover fundamental scaling rule that differentiates primate and carnivore brains
03/08/2004

Researchers discover fundamental scaling rule that differentiates primate and carnivore brains

Robert Tindol
Everybody from the Tarzan fan to the evolutionary biologist knows that our human brain is more like a chimpanzee's than a dog's. But is our brain also more like a tiny lemur's than a lion's?
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Zombie Behaviors Are Part of Everyday Life, According to Neurobiologists
02/11/2004

Zombie Behaviors Are Part of Everyday Life, According to Neurobiologists

Robert Tindol
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Caltech Nobel Laureate Ed Lewisto be Feted at Campus Celebration
01/30/2004

Caltech Nobel Laureate Ed Lewisto be Feted at Campus Celebration

Robert Tindol
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The length of the gaze affects human preferences, new study shows
11/13/2003

The length of the gaze affects human preferences, new study shows

Robert Tindol
Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but a new psychophysical study from the California Institute of Technology suggests that the length of the beholding is important, too.
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National Human Genome Research Institute awards $12 million, five-year grant to "WormBase"
09/23/2003

National Human Genome Research Institute awards $12 million, five-year grant to "WormBase"

Robert Tindol
The Caltech-led WormBase project, an ongoing multi-institutional effort to make genetic information on the experimental animal known as C. elegans freely available to the world, has been augmented with a new $12 million grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute. The money will be distributed over five years for ongoing work on the genome database, which since its inception in 2000 has become a major resource for biomedical researchers as well as biologists attempting to better understand individual genes and how they interrelate.
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Why Fearful Animals Flee--or Freeze
05/07/2003

Why Fearful Animals Flee--or Freeze

Marcus Woo
Mapping and manipulating the neural circuits involved in such innate behaviors as fear.
Caltech biology professor to directresearch program on brain signaling
04/21/2003

Caltech biology professor to directresearch program on brain signaling

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New Insight Into How Flies Fly
04/17/2003

New Insight Into How Flies Fly

Marcus Woo
April 18, 2003 Science paper shows that tiny insects use their wings to overcome inertia, and not--as conventional wisdom has held--friction.
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