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Timeless stories from our 171-year archive handpicked to speak to the news of the day.
Can neuroscience finally explain consciousness?
In defense of America’s best idea
And how the brain is like a colony of ants
By Mark Kingwell, from a keynote speech delivered in May at the annual meeting of the Writers’ Union of Canada and published in the Ottawa Citizen. Kingwell is a professor…
Computer science redefines "life"