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
“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?
What's it like to be a polyphasic sleeper?
Plants deserve more credit. They can’t move to find food or water, or to escape a predator. But that doesn’t mean they are helpless — far from it.
Some common questions answered about the nighttime hallucinations we call dreams.
Tardigrades go through cycles of total stasis, whereby almost all metabolic activity shuts down, and they can stay like that for decades, maybe hundreds of years. Now a new species has been discovered in Japan
We are in the midst of a dream-loss epidemic - this is why we should value and nurture our REM sleep