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An Obsession with Oddity: Sir Richard Owen and the Aye-Aye

An Obsession with Oddity: Sir Richard Owen and the Aye-Aye

2013

Learn more about aye-ayes, unusual mammals with "continuously growing front teeth, batlike ears, a foxlike tail, abdominal mammary glands, claws on most digits, and spindly, dexterous middle fingers," in an essay excerpted from Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library (Sterling Signature, 2012).

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SciCafe: The Neuroscience of Creativity

SciCafe: The Neuroscience of Creativity

Podcasts

Jazz is very different from rock music- but does the brain of a jazz musician act differently than that of a rock musician? What about the brain of a painter, or a dancer? In this podcast join musician and surgeon Charles Limb, of the Peabody Conservatory of Music and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, as he discusses musical creativity in the brain in this final SciCafe of the spring 2013 season.

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