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The Science of Storytelling: Why Telling a Story is the Most Powerful Way to Activate Our Brains

<i>A good story can make or break a presentation, article, or conversation. But why is that? When Buffer co-founder Leo Widrich started to market his</i> …

The Book of Barely Imagined Beings

The Blog of Barely Imagined Beings<p>Welcome to the blog of <i>The Book of Barely Imagined Beings</i>. I posted more than a thousand entries between February …


Environment: News & features


Evolution machine: Genetic engineering on fast forward

<i>Automated genetic tinkering is just the start – this machine could be used to rewrite the language of life and create new species of humans</i><p>IT IS a …


Scientists implant false memories in mouse’s brain

The research may help reveal why humans are prone to concocting memories of experiences that never happened<p>Fans of the blockbuster film "Inception" will recall corporate conman Leo DiCaprio's dream-bending antics where he infiltrated the subconscious of his targets with implanted memories.<p>Mind …

The Brain

Human, animal DNA mixing needs oversight

The fast-moving field of mixing animal and human DNA may need new ethical or regulatory boundaries for some experiments, a British panel …