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Textbooks Got It Wrong: How Your Brain Understands Words

For 140 years, scientists’ understanding of language comprehension in the brain came from individuals with stroke. Based on language impairments caused by stroke, scientists believed … more

Cogito Picks, Mind & Brain, Science News
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Nikhil Gopal: Results of my Project

Hey guys, Just wanted to update you on the results of my project. The original purpose of my project was to create new algae strains … more

2015 Winners' Blog
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Pranshu Suri: A Tribute to Helen Keller

“While they were saying among themselves it cannot be done, it was done.” “I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. … more

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Open for Questions: Nicole Ticea, 2015 Intel Young Scientist Award Winner

Last month, Nicole Ticea won the Young Scientist Award—effectively, second place—at the 2015 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). She’s taking user questions on Cogito until … more

Interviews, Medicine & Health, Open for Questions, Stories By and About, Young Scientists
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Here’s Why Cilantro Tastes Like Soap for Some People

When people say they hate cilantro, they often attribute this food feeling to a soapy aftertaste. Thanks to a new video from SciShow, we finally … more

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