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How to learn like a memory champion

Companies are creating learning aids that tap the science of memories, says David Robson. Do they work in the classroom?<p>For most of his 20s, Ed Cooke had been hovering around the top 10 of the World Memory Championships. His achievements included memorising 2,265 binary digits in 30 minutes and the …

It's time we fell back in love with science

A few decades ago, we used to revere scientists as heroes. These days, it feels like the Enlightenment has gone into reverse, says Alex Proud<p>Growing up in the 1970s, I loved science. I watched Tommorow’s World, I subscribed to a comic called Science and I spent hours trying to make bombs and …

Spending more time in the dark could boost hearing in old age

In the Marvel Comic Daredevil our eponymous hero is the victim of a radioactive spill, leaving him blind but also with an extraordinary heightening of his other senses, particularly hearing.<p>For Julie, her superhuman hearing isn't the result of radioactivity, but is instead due to the reorganisation …

6 Famous Thought Experiments Explained in 1 Minute Each

Einstein once said, “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”<p>The Open University, an online educational institute, took …

Starting fire with water

Astronauts on the ISS are experimenting with “supercritical water,” a form of water with a strange property: it can help start fire.<p>When firefighters …

Unknown Force Kicks Stars Out of Milky Way. Really.

If you could see it from the outside, the Milky Way would look like a majestic spiral of stars and glowing gas, rotating on its axis once every 200 …

Video: How sugar affects the brain

When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. What happens when you overload?<p>Check out this …

Fizzy drinks can change your brain, warn scientists

Research on rats indicates that protein levels in the brain can be altered by consuming too many sugary soft drinks<p>Fans of fizzy pop have been urged to think before they drink after research suggested sugary beverages could “profoundly” change the brain.<p>Drinking a sweet drink over a long period can …