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    Why AI Lags Behind the Human Brain in Computational Power

    It might be more accurate to think of many of the brain’s 10 billion neurons as being deep networks, with five to eight layers in each one.

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    Everyday Noises Are Making Our Brains Noisier

    How to protect yourself from the din that surrounds you.

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    Your Brain Is Like Beethoven

    We survive noise by transforming it into patterns, like composers create music.

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    Neuroscience’s Existential Crisis

    We’re mapping the brain in amazing detail—but our brain can’t understand the picture.

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    How Tycoons Created the Dinosaur

    The story of dinosaurs is also the story of capitalism.

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    One of the Most Egregious Ripoffs in the History of Science

    A new history of the race to decipher DNA reveals Shakespearean plots of scheming.

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    The Accident That Led to Machines That Can See

    The beauty of this breakthrough is serendipity.

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    The Spiritual Consciousness of Christof Koch

    What the neuroscientist is discovering is both humbling and frightening him.

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    Neuroscience Weighs in on Physics’ Biggest Questions

    A theory of consciousness can help build a theory of everything.

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    We Are Beast Machines

    We understand conscious experiences only in light of our nature as living creatures.