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Ongoing studies try to quantify the risks and benefits of contact sports.

Rebecca Boyle, Contributor

French researchers find that individuals can learn new information fed to them during certain phases of sleep.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Flash-and-freeze technique creates flipbook-like images of brain cells in action.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

The answer is yes, but not as much as you might think.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

Our brains are constantly trying to work out what things have meaning, and what things don’t.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

Findings may help researchers identify better ways to reduce pain in infants.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Scientists use physical models to quantify human consciousness.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

If you are suddenly really hungry at 3pm it's because your brain feels like it's chemically high!

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

According to some scientists, watching cat videos should be encouraged at work.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

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