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We have now seen our sense of smell in action
Our scientific understanding of how smell works is fairly limited.
Muscle memory is real, but it’s probably not what you think
The term can refer to two different things.
Zebrafish could teach humans a lot about the science of sleep
Proper sleep is more important than you might think.
Too impatient to meditate? A mild shock to the scalp could help.
The benefits of being mindful take time, but there might be a way to speed them up.
Brain-eating amoebas are spreading—and that’s just as bad as it sounds
Here's everything you never wanted to know about the subject.
Sleep trackers probably won’t help you sleep any better
We know how sleep cycles work, but we don’t know what a normal one is or how to alter it.
Honeybees are surprisingly great at math
Bees know something about nothing
If you grow a brain in a lab, will it have a mind of its own?
As our ability to create organs expands, ethical questions come into play.
Yes, you can improve your memory. Here’s how.
Think like a memory athlete
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