Within each of our minds, the activity of billions of neurons gives rise to a conscious experience — and not just any experience, yours, right here, right now. How does this happen? There’s still so much we don’t know … and that’s an amazing thing, says cognitive neuroscientist Anil Seth PhD.
Neuroscientist and philosopher Sam Harris describes a scenario that is both terrifying and likely to occur. It’s not, he says, a good combination.
A new technology that goes by the ungainly name of CRISPR-Cas9 could change the human genome for generations. Here’s why its inventor is trying to press pause.
In June, biologist Tony Wyss-Coray described “an absolutely amazing development in aging research.” The implications are huge–and troubling.