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Adventures in Ant Land

Biology’s Scott Powell has traveled the world to capture nature’s most amazing ants in action. Can they teach us a better way to transport people and resources?

Learning & Discovery

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How the Brain Sees Size

The human brain registers objects based on knowledge about their real-world size, rather than how the eye perceives them, according to a new GW study.

Faculty Spotlight

BuzzFeed Founding Book Editor Isaac Fitzgerald, BA ’05. (Photo: Caroline Cala Donofrio)

By the Book: 2019 Must-Reads

Whether you’re keeping up with politics or escaping in a page-turner, BuzzFeed Book Editor Isaac Fitzgerald, BA ’05, has your next great read.


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