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Two new studies show that the brain’s navigation system changes how it represents physical space to reflect personal experience.
Neuroscience has found that gestures are not merely important as tools of expression but as guides of cognition and perception.
To make headway on the mystery of consciousness, some researchers are trying a rigorous new way to test competing theories.
Jennifer Doudna, one of CRISPR’s primary innovators, stays optimistic about how the gene-editing tool will continue to empower basic biological understanding.
A report that a fish can pass the “mirror test” for self-awareness reignites debates about how to define and measure that elusive quality.
The identification of SNIPPs, a set of proteins found primarily at the brain’s synapses, brings science closer to understanding why we need to sleep.