Emma Stone and Jonah Hill cavort in multiple roles in a show exploring the use of hallucinogenic drugs to treat mental trauma and psychological disorders
New book by science-fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson: China's long past makes its domination of the moon inevitable
In recent years, researchers have examined what happens in our brains when we are challenged by fear or danger. They have learned a great deal not only about the complex biology of bravery but about the possibility of helping all of us to deal more effectively with life’s most extreme situations.
Wonder about the natural world and an extraordinary depth of ecological insight combine to create a profound, urgent and hugely affecting novel
Washington Post extract from the memory chapter of my book, Superhuman
An evolutionary biologist who is the author of Superhuman responds to Hannu Rajaniemi’s “Lions and Gazelles.”
My interview with the exhilarating, radical, luxuriously quiffed and hugely ambitious chemist Lee Cronin, who is leading a quest to use chemistry to explain consciousness and create artificial life
Scientists have recently started coaxing cells to grow in three dimensions, and have now grown organs and transplanted them into living animals
“Our vision is to unlock, actualize, and empower human abilities with the help of these technologies"
For the first time, researchers have got evidence that dreams help soothe the impact of emotional events in our lives, acting like overnight therapy
I went to the International Dream Conference in Arizona to explore the purpose of dreams and found a weird mix of parapsychology and science
One of the great comic book characters of all time, and a pioneer for all women who seek powerful roles, gets a new lease of life
A large number of factors influence longevity: diet, social structure, lifestyle, culture, and, most complicated of all, genetics. A longevity hotspot in London can provide some answers
Carmen Tarleton was so badly beaten and burned by her ex-husband that she needed 38 operations and a face transplant. Yet she found a path back to happiness. What helps her – and others like her – retain their essential optimism?