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“Cold equals okay, warming equals death,” Alan Cooper, who studies evolution, on how climate change affected ancient animals.

“Colors are brighter. The walls might be waving. There might be a halo around things,”Matthew Johnson, a psychiatry professor, on the effects of hallucinogenic mushrooms.

“For what they pay me, they can get two people out of grad school,” Roger Copeland, a tenured professor who accepted a retirement buyout.

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