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Are Rats Born Racist?

Are Rats Born Racist?

The answer is no, according to a new study. Social contact matters more than genetics in determining who gets help and who doesn't.

Do Rats Feel Empathy?

Do Rats Feel Empathy?

A new study finds rats prefer helping others over eating sweets. What does that mean for the way we treat animals?

Urban Evolution

Urban Evolution

A review of David Sloan Wilson's The Neighborhood Project: Using Evolution to Improve My City, One Block at a Time.