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23/07/2022 - 12:02
I'm standing in line at my local bakery in Paris, apologising to an incredibly confused shopkeeper. He's just asked how many pastries I...
30/10/2021 - 14:06
Behind it lies the motor cortex, responsible for planning and coordinating movement. To the sides: the temporal lobes, crucial for memory...
18/10/2021 - 12:25
The human body is covered in about two square meters of skin, but somehow even before looking you knew the precise location of the spindly...
20/09/2021 - 13:12
Speaking on his approach to growing his fans, he says that, if a picture doesn’t receive a certain number of ‘Likes’ within a set time, it...
29/08/2021 - 13:21
The answers are yes and yes; but, unfortunately, biological and cultural explanations are so often seen as mutually exclusive that a middle...
13/05/2021 - 12:06
For some, positivity has been essential to coping with the crisis – many have relished a chance to slow down and reevaluate, felt grateful...
01/04/2021 - 14:25
A functional map of the brain tells us almost nothing about what it feels like to be alive. Even certain neuroscientists have an...
27/03/2021 - 12:09
The book it was based on, published in 2010, has sold some 10 million copies and spent 206 weeks on the New York Times best-...
09/02/2021 - 12:31
Now, after decades of research into the effects of ageing, scientists are uncovering another, more mysterious change. “The conclusion is...
31/08/2020 - 12:43
To be clear, Musk’s engineers and scientists have created the underlying technology, but Woke built the robot’s look and user experience,...
23/07/2020 - 12:41
"More than half of community-dwelling individuals sixty years and older express concern about declining cognitive abilities," states the...
17/07/2020 - 13:36
These were serious, debilitating symptoms. And yet, they might have seemed almost mild once CT and MRI scans presented a diagnosis: the...

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