Think About the Brain
August 9, 2020
The human brain keeps surprising scientists with its unfathomable complexity as well as its nifty algorithms.
When Does Paleoanthropology Become Archaeology?
October 27, 2014
Was there ever a time when humans were "pre-human"? Recent finds are overturning assumptions about human ancestors.
The Machinery Behind the Senses
October 21, 2014
There's a lot of physical work our eyes, ears, and brain cells perform to support our perceptions of the world.
Body Secrets You Never Heard Of
July 10, 2014
Your body is performing hi-tech processes all the time that (thank goodness) you never have to think about.
Your Cat and Evolution
September 21, 2012
This week's just-so story is, "How the kitty got its stripes." All the news are on it; they just don't answer the question.
Human Brain: "Enormous Biochemical Complexity"
September 20, 2012
A new biochemical atlas finds consistency, complexity, and precision in the human brain.