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Decoding the Brain's Internal Language
Providing an overview of our knowledge of the brain and its illnesses, and describing some of the major challenges for neurosciences over the next twenty years, are the twin ambitions of the...
What Lies Beneath the Brain’s GPS
New studies have revealed how our brain helps us move around while never losing sight of where we are and where we are going.
The Science of Walking
Nothing seems easier than putting one foot in front of the other. Yet scientists working in the neurosciences and biomechanics are making ever more surprising discoveries, such as the fact that it is...
Our Memories are Stronger than we Thought
Contrary to belief, it only takes a few seconds for a memory to form. Once recorded, it can be modified or made inaccessible, but it does not vanish. Pascale Gisquet-Verrier and David Riccio talk...
How Real are False Memories?
Our memory is malleable. So much so that we can even create false memories. Insight into these mechanisms could help us find new ways to understand certain pathological disorders. Neurobiologist...
The Sound of 18th-Century Paris
When Earth was a Snowball
Villani and Ávila: Two Men that Count
What Makes our Continents Dance?
Bouncing Lasers off the Moon
Thomas Ebbesen: "I Feel like an Explorer"