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    Our Mind-Boggling Sense of Smell

    How your brain identifies an aroma from its minute molecular traces is a marvel.

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    Your Brain Makes You a Different Person Every Day

    Our brains are wired for new sensations.

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    The Neurons That Appeared from Nowhere

    How an accident led to what could be a medical revolution.

  • Bines_HERO

    The Hard Problem of Breakfast

    How does it emerge from bacon and eggs?

  • Berger_HERO

    Your Brain in Love

    Anthropologist Helen Fisher tells us what the biology of love is.

  • Gallagher_HERO

    A Neuroscientist’s Theory of Everything

    Karl Friston takes us on a safari of his free-energy principle.

  • Rajagopalan_HERO

    The Brain Cells That Guide Animals

    New evidence the neural rules of navigation are universal.

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    An Existential Crisis in Neuroscience

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

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    Where Is My Mind?

    The rise and fall of the claustrum epitomizes the hunt for consciousness in the brain.

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    The Implant That Can Control Your Brain

    This nanoscale device meshes seamlessly with your neurons.