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Is Psychedelia ‘The New Black’?

Is Psychedelia ‘The New Black’?
Strolling down Kensington High Street last week, for a brief moment I could have sworn I was in San Francisco, circa 1973. By Candida Balfour for The Evening Standard. The windows of American Apparel heaved with neon T-shirts and trippy prints, while Empire of the Sun’s heady synth came...
January 12th, 2010 | Arts | Read More

Rat Made Supersmart — Similar Boost Unsafe in Humans?

Rat Made Supersmart — Similar Boost Unsafe in Humans?
By modifying a single gene, scientists have made Hobbie-J the smartest rat in the world, a new study says. A similar gene tweak might boost human brainpower too, but scientists warn that there is such a thing as being too smart for your own good. Matt Kaplan for National Geographic News For years...
December 16th, 2009 | Science of the Mind | Read More