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THE MEDUSA AND THE SNAIL and other Lewis Thomas Essays

In honor of the 25th anniversary of Lewis Thomas' death, we recommend everyone pick up a copy or two of the famed physician and etymologist's essays.

Cortisol: The Stress Hormone That’s Revealing Our Unhealthy Lifestyles

Our everyday life has stress in it. We are rushing either through traffic, to work or picking something up — if you have kids,...

Feeling Unhappy? Here’s What Happens in Your Brain

Unhappiness is one of the worst feelings on the planet. It gives us a sense of hopelessness. Many of us think that unhappiness is...

The American Bison: Comeback King of the North American Plains

The North American bison experienced a near-extinction event, only to bounce back from overhunting in one of the greatest comebacks ever.

Scientists Connect Three Brains: Towards Telepathy?

By now, the news about a group of scientists in the University of Washington connecting three brains has exploded in every media outlet.

The Phenomenona Known as Hallucinations

Oliver Sacks' writing and in-depth portrayal of complex neurological phenomena in a simpler depiction makes Hallucinations an amazing topic.

Can Consciousness Be Divided? A Debate Emerges

Many of us, when we think about consciousness, associate it with a sense of presence, a sense of being awake and aware, a unified...

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