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Brian Helmuth

Brian Helmuth
Dr. Brian Helmuth is a professor at the University of South Carolina's Department of Biological Science, where his work focuses on the effect of climate on marine organisms. He also works to bring the excitement he feels for science to classrooms, and is actively involved in the South Carolina chapter of the National Marine Educators Association. He is an active member of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology and the Ecological Society of America.

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Triaging the Train Wreck of Climate Change

Biologist Brian Helmuth has observed firsthand the devastation wrought by climate change, but he’s also seen how ecological forecasting can prepare us.

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Trust Is Waning, and Inequality May Be To Blame

Trust in others and confidence in institutions is declining, while economic inequality creeps up, a new study shows.

Dopamine Might Be Behind Impulsive Behavior

A monkey study suggests the brain chemical makes what's new and different more attractive.

School Counselors Do More Than You’d Think

Adding just one counselor to a school has an enormous impact on discipline and test scores, according to a new study.

How a Second Language Trains Your Brain for Math

Second languages strengthen the brain's executive control circuits, with benefits beyond words.

Would You Rather Go Blind or Lose Your Mind?

Americans consistently fear blindness, but how they compare it to other ailments varies across racial lines.

The Big One

One company, Amazon, controls 67 percent of the e-book market in the United States—down from 90 percent five years ago. September/October 2014 new-big-one-5

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