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How are rainbows formed? With simple atmospheric science.
These optical illusions require a mix of the right weather, eye direction, and luck.
5 reasons you can’t sleep
We face many obstacles in our search for shut-eye, from bad beds to faulty genes. Fortunately, wrapping our heads around what keeps us awake can help us catch those z’s.
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.
A new AI-powered brain implant allowed a paralyzed man to speak again
This is a big step forward from current assistive speech technology.
Ask Us Anything: What happens in your brain when you daydream?
It doesn't just lay low.
Heavy media multitasking might make you more forgetful
We still don’t completely understand how media affects our brains.
Everyone should have a social life, especially older adults
Time with friends and family is important at all stages of life.
Why some people are bad at dancing
A music neuroscientist explains the concept of ‘beat deafness.’
You can’t completely trust your memories
But that doesn’t make them any less important.