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November 22, 2011

 

Colorful Brain

Hyperactive Neurons To Blame For Unusual Sensory Melding

Some people report seeing colors when they read text or tasting flavors when they listen to music. Elevated neuronal responsiveness could be to blame.

April 29, 2008

 

Four speckled eggs in nest

Why Are Birds’ Eggs Speckled?

The most common hypothesis why birds' eggs are speckled is that the speckles help camouflage the eggs, making them harder for predators to see.

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