Most people do what authority figures tell them to – even when they disagree. The reason, it turns out, is hidden in the brain. The good news? It can be changed.
New research shows our brains place more weight on vision than hearing in identifying the source of a sound. But why?
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Print feature and podcast on the discovery of the mysterious fifth taste
For years we have been told that jellyfish are growing in numbers and will swarm the oceans. But this may not be true.
A feature on the Scottish chemist Graham Cairns-Smith’s life and work:
Is there a single hormone responsible for hunger, and is this it?