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Jan 15, 2015 12:18 PM ET
Ready for this? Our DNA contains more than 100,000 pieces of virus DNA. They might even be responsible for our super-charged homo sapien brains, so it's not as icky as it all sounds.
Jan 7, 2015 11:56 AM ET // Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
A man in Italy who was in what doctors call a minimally conscious state for nearly two years unexpectedly regained full consciousness and the ability to talk.
Dec 29, 2014 03:41 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A woman says she was assaulted while under hypnosis, but there is reason to question the claim. Continue reading →
Dec 24, 2014 11:55 AM ET // LiveScience
For the first time, the different pathways that reality and imagination take in the brain have been mapped.
Dec 23, 2014 04:49 AM ET
If you treat your car a bit like a person and admire its aggressive, cool or cute face, you're not crazy. Thanks to a phenomenon known as pareidolia, we see faces in our cars, which pleases car companies to no end.
Dec 5, 2014 06:35 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Many companies offer programs to help keep your mind sharp -- but do they work?
Dec 4, 2014 08:35 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Thieves target a vast collection of human brains stored in jars at the University of Texas at Austin.
Nov 26, 2014 08:55 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Dozens of eyewitnesses offered evidence about the death of Michael Brown, and much of it was confusing and contradictory. Here's why.
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