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Are Animal Experiments Justified?

A neuroscientist confronts his anguish over experimenting on animals.

The Mystery of Human Uniqueness

What, exactly, makes our biology special?

Why the Brain Is So Noisy

The surprising importance of spontaneous order and noise to how we think.

Are There Bacteria in Your Brain?

A surprising new result catches the attention of the neuroscience community.

The Ethics of Consciousness Hunting

How fMRI has become an ethical obligation.

How Women Came to Dominate Neuroendocrinology

A scientific field founded by men is now mostly female.

Why Some Sports Fans Have More Fun

How mirror neurons affect the experience of fandom.

Why Is the Human Brain So Efficient?

How massive parallelism lifts the brain’s performance above that of AI.