Novelists, poets and artists can help us to piece together the mystery of human consciousness, says Mark Haddon My son’s nine-year-old friend Yahya said it most succinctly. Why is life in the first person?
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When Anne Biklé and David Montgomery fed their failing soil with organic matter, they were astonished by the results. Stimulating the microbes that live beneath the surface led the garden to flourish.
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A series of experiments has produced incredible results by giving young blood to old mice. Now the findings are being tested on humans. Ian Sample meets the scientists whose research could transform our
It’s time to crack open the whole idea of talking to God. If we are in a universe now known to span more than sixty orders of magnitude, and God is emerging from the infinite interactions of human aspirations,
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