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      July 1, 2007Evolution

      Should Science Speak to Faith?

      Two prominent defenders of science exchange their views on how scientists ought to approach religion and its followers
      September 1, 2011Mind & Brain

      The Eyes Have It

      Eye gaze is critically important to social primates such as humans. Maybe that is why illusions involving eyes are so compelling
      September 4, 2019Neuroscience

      Studying the Superhuman

      An examination of sixth fingers hints at what our body—and mind—is capable of
      September 1, 2018Culture

      Readers Respond to the May 2018 Issue

      Letters to the editor from the May 2018 issue of Scientific American
      May 1, 2020Neurology

      The New Alzheimer’s–Air Pollution Link

      Toxic airborne particles can travel from lungs and nose to the brain, and exposure is linked to memory loss
      August 26, 2013The Scicurious Brain

      Optogenetics: Light my Fire? Or Totally Lame?

      Optogenetics likes to light up debate. Optogenetics is a hot technique in neuroscience research right now, involving taking a light-activited gene (called a channel rhodopsin) targeted into a single neuron type, and inserting it into the genome of, say, a mouse (yes, we can do this now)...
      September 11, 2012

      This Is Your Brain on the Internet (Maybe)

      Headlines like "Is Google Making Us Stupid?" or "Is the Internet Making Us Dumber?" quite clearly show that people are concerned about what the Internet is doing to our cognition.
      September 13, 2011

      Tingling Neurons Titillate your Tinnitus

      And other things beginning with T. And what, pray tell, is tinnitus? Well, have you ever had your ears ring? When it happens to me it sounds like a high-pitched electric tone.
      May 16, 2013Mind & Brain

      Why Do Sequences Think They Are So Special?

      Today’s programming on Culturing Science is brought to you by Dennis Waters. He currently serves as the historian of Lawrence Township, New Jersey when he’s not squatting near a tree trunk or gravestone collecting lichens...
      January 1, 1990Technology

      Is the Brain's Mind a Computer Program?

      No. A program merely manipulates symbols, whereas a brain attaches meaning to them
      May 25, 2012Environment

      The Scienceblogging Weekly (May 25th, 2012)

      Blog of the Week:Over the years, Better Posters blog has become the "Go To" place to send students when they start preparing posters for their first scientific meetings...
      July 28, 1917The Sciences

      Correspondence- July 28, 1917

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