Winning in the Olympics

What separates a champion from the rest of the pack? Science has some compelling answers

A Single Brain Structure May Give Winners That Extra Physical Edge

An extraordinary insula helps elite athletes better anticipate their body's upcoming feelings, improving their physical reactions


Olympic Athletes Feel the Hurt

Broken arms, ruptured Achilles tendons and concussions are all part of the Games


Gooooal! 2 Technologies Compete to Sense Soccer Goals

A major botched call by referees during the World Cup has opened the door for computerized replacements


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