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Knowable Magazine by Jonathan Wosen - 2d ago

Learning a language is child’s play, but linguists are still trying to understand how children do it so easily ..read more

VIDEO: How an evolutionary “arms race” leads to flashy horns, pincers and more across the animal kingdom ..read more

Robot researcher Mark Yim offers a look inside the promising field of modular reconfigurable robotics — bots that can shift form to ..read more

VIDEO: What’s the difference between these two insects? And what triggers a swarm ..read more

How do trees find their sense of direction as they grow? Researchers are getting to the root — and the branches — of how the grandest ..read more

FIVE BIG QUESTIONS: Early in development, an embryo must “break symmetry” to position organs and other parts correctly ..read more

FIVE BIG QUESTIONS: Research has yielded a parts list of the genes and cell types involved in development. Now it’s time for the ..read more

FIVE BIG QUESTIONS: Embryos use a ruler, of sorts, so they can create the right structures at the right spots from head to tail ..read more

FIVE BIG QUESTIONS: If events weren’t properly timed, pandemonium would ensue. Researchers are ferreting out the internal clocks that ..read more

FIVE BIG QUESTIONS: Some cells seem to know what to do. Others apparently take their cues from outside. But really, “We don’t get it ..read more

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