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December 29, 2006

The soldiers in this termite colony are recognizable by their dark heads. They bang their heads to alert the colony to intruders. (T. Fink)

Headbanging termites, why we eat salmon before–and not after–they spawn, a "smart bomb" for dental plaque, an ancient Greek sky calculator, and how your first language affects your sense of rhythm.

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