Saturday, 17 March 2018

Thursday, 15 March 2018

Your Cortex Contains 17 Billion Computers

Neural networks of neural networks.


We Can Make Plants Pass Out

With the same drugs that mysteriously knock us out.


Butter Tarts

Canada’s humble favorite, have much to love.


Hunting for the Ancient Lost Farms of North America

2,000 years ago, people domesticated these plants. Now they’re wild weeds. What happened?


The Lost Art of Looking at Plants

Advances in genomics and imaging are reviving a fading discipline.


How Australian Coffee Took Over

And why New Zealand coffee could be next.


Slivers of Science in Homer's 'The Odyssey'


Modern science could explain mythic tales of transformation.


Unhappiness Is a Palate-Cleanser


Why it’s impossible to always be happy.


The Joke’s Over


How academic satire died.