Monthly Archives: December 2011

Holiday Chickens

Despite my carefully crafted holiday gift guide, I instead received this: It’s not totally random. A few years back we were driving in Maine and pulled into an old antique store. You know the type: an old barn stuffed with … Continue reading

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A Neuroscience Field Guide: Vagusstoff

Vaguwhaa?? Vagusstoff literally means “stuff from the vagus nerve”. This is from the days where scientists gave things really imaginative names, and if you were German, you could combine several words to come up with some official sounding term like … Continue reading

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Gift guide!

So the holidays are rapidly approaching! And you have no idea what gifts to give your loved ones. Neither do I, but I do have an idea of the kinds of gifts I’d like to receive (hint, hint). So here … Continue reading

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