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The Djokovic saga

When I was 18, my older sister went out with a local tennis pro. One afternoon he came to our house in Genoa with a silver trophy praising a 16-year-old prodigy he had played at the tournament. "Simon," he said with eyes as wide as tennis…

Do animals fall in love?

If love is life's greatest mystery, then perhaps its second greatest mystery is whether only humans experience it. We're talking lovebirds and puppy love, but biologists are cautioned against anthropomorphizing their animal subjects and…