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The potential to hack our dreams opens a new frontier for mental research.
To break the tape loop in your head, talk to yourself as another person.
Could a comet, not an asteroid, have killed the dinosaurs?
Don’t be surprised if alien life forms are a lot like us.
A novelist gets a physicist to explain his scientific breakthroughs.
A zoologist explains why complex life anywhere depends on natural selection.
A prominent evolutionary biologist slays the beast of Individualism.
Director Christopher Nolan could take a tip from new research into “closed timelike curves.”
What will happen to the organoids? A work of fiction.
An aspiring cognitive scientist faces the sketchy truth about fMRI.
Mindfulness helped this ER doctor through a dark time. It can help us through these times.
Debating the impact of machine-created art.
The Australian philosopher David Chalmers famously asked whether “philosophical zombies” are conceivable—people who behave like you and me yet lack subjective experience. It’s an…Read More
After I got my second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, a wave of euphoria infused me along with the modified messenger RNA. Many friends describe the same feeling. This is the end of the…Read More
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Life seems to be tied to bioelectricity at every level. The late electrophysiologist and surgeon Robert Becker spent decades researching the role of the body’s electric fields in development,…Read More