There is no free lunch when it comes to tricky decisions; you have to do the thinking.
Ben R. Newell and David R. Shanks | Sep 22
Huxley was a very special kind of expert witness to his own unusual states of consciousness.
J. Allan Hobson | Sep 19
Mark D'Esposito draws on a half-century of research, as well as insights gained in his lab, to break down our current understanding of frontal lobe function and working memory.
Mark D'Esposito | Sep 14
Fifty years ago, a military coup violently ended Chile’s political experiment with socialism, and with it the nation’s technological experiment with cybernetic management.
Eden Medina | Sep 11
Some human social constructs like gender are viewed erroneously in an evolutionary context. It’s time for our understanding of a person’s self-identity to evolve.
Prosanta Chakrabarty | Sep 1
Our “Fascination of Science” series culminates with a powerful conversation with Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, who earned a Nobel Prize for her role in the discovery of HIV.
Herlinde Koelbl | Aug 21
“You need sheer persistence and the ability to remember your ultimate goal of why you do what you do.”
Herlinde Koelbl | Aug 14
The leading geneticist talks about his Nobel Prize-winning discovery, the importance of failure, and a shocking personal revelation about his family history.
Herlinde Koelbl | Aug 7
Notes on interstellar hitchhikers and the origins of life.
Roberto Battiston | Aug 3
The pioneer of directed evolution reflects on her seminal work, being a woman in science, and her resilience in the face of personal tragedy.
Herlinde Koelbl | Aug 1