The wide-ranging essays in Oliver Sacks’ ‘The River of Consciousness’ contemplate evolution, memory and more.
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Nano-sized balls of melanin and silica generate durable colors.
Plant biologist José Dinneny probes the very beginnings of root development, which may have important implications for growing food in a changing climate.
Nanophotonics research by materials scientist Jennifer Dionne could lead to improved drugs, cancer tests or invisibility cloaks.
Computer scientist M. Ehsan Hoque programs emotionally attuned assistants that bring people together.