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"How Animals Communicate Via Pheromones," by Tristram D. Wyatt
"Carbon Nanotubes Deliver in Medicine," by Khuloud T. Al-Jamal
"The Origins of Lying and Deception in Everyday Life," by Michael Lewis
"Phytoliths: The Storytelling Stones Inside Plants," by Thomas C. Hart
"What Next for Particle Physics?," by Jon Butterworth
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