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Stories by Marta Zaraska

Can Plants Hear?

Can Plants Hear?

Flora may be able to detect the sounds of flowing water or munching insects

May 17, 2017 — Marta Zaraska
So, You Want to Be a Synesthete?

So, You Want to Be a Synesthete?

Several “artificial” approaches exist but most evidence suggests that training cannot capture a synesthete’s experience

December 1, 2016 — Marta Zaraska
Hear the Violet, Taste the Velvet

Hear the Violet, Taste the Velvet

Research is unwinding the physiological basis of synesthesia, finding links to migraine, autism and other conditions that suggest a role for the immune system 

November 24, 2016 — Marta Zaraska
The Next Zika

The Next Zika

Four insect–and tick-borne viruses that you may not have heard about are now worrying researchers

October 11, 2016 — Marta Zaraska

Meet the Meat Paradox

We love animals, yet most of us also eat them. Research is revealing the cognitive tricks we use to resolve the omnivore’s dilemma 

July 1, 2016 — Marta Zaraska
Stories by Marta Zaraska

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