Watching someone else scratch often leads you to do the same
We're convinced that it exists, but new research suggests it might be nothing more than a trick the brain plays on itself
Can women and men be friends? Attraction plays a significant role in opposite-sex friendship, but that doesn't make the bond any less beneficial
It may look that way, but looks can be very deceiving
Whenever I see my 10-year-old daughter brimming over with so much energy that she jumps up in the middle of supper to run around the table, I think to myself, “those young mitochondria.” Mitochondria are our cells’ energy dynamos.
Scientists have created an interactive brain map showing which areas respond to different words. Nature Video explores how our brains organise the thousands of words in our heads.This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on April 27, 2016. It is a Nature Video production.