What to Wear in the Next Pandemic
Could a spacesuit designed for Mars help us quarantine on Earth?
What Hallucinogens Will Make You See
8 ways psychedelics distort our vision.
The Creative Sweet Spot of Dreaming
A recently identified stage of sleep common to narcoleptics is a fertile source of creativity.
The Mystery of the Blue Whale Songs
Earth’s largest animals are singing in ever-lower tones, and nobody knows why.
How It Feels to Surf the World’s Biggest Wave
Riding Earth’s mighty forces in Nazaré, Portugal.
What’s So Hard About Understanding Consciousness?
We brought Antonio Damasio and Anil Seth together to share their insights into neuroscience’s big question.
How to Adapt to Your Face Transplant
Just last month, Carmen Blandin had a remarkable dream. In it she saw, for the first time, not her old face in the mirror—the one she had for the first 38 years of her life—but the new face she received in a transplant three years ago. “I actually saw me with my new face,” she […]