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Steffan Hacker

Why Do We Age?

Our bodies’ natural system to repair what breaks down inside us falters as we get older, explains an expert

August 23, 2023

Why Do We Have Fear?

The mortal terror that helped our ancestors survive lives on in us, even though the threats they faced are mostly long gone

February 18, 2020

What Is Anime?

The Japanese style of animation is distinguished by jerky motions and big eyes—and complex, sometimes ill-fated characters

November 18, 2019

What is Epilepsy?

Seizures are a lot like what happens when a car’s brake pedal doesn’t work anymore, says Tufts expert

November 1, 2019

It's Not Just Your Attention

Anthropologist Nick Seaver explains that attention isn’t just something that is ours to have or lose, it also reflects society’s values

September 18, 2019

What Are Tumors?

A Tufts assistant professor of biomedical engineering explains how they start and how they can migrate

August 12, 2019

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