The cochlear switch
And so I entered a new world where every tap, squeak, clang, whisper and consonant exploded and sizzled inside my head
The question is not whether we can upload our brains onto a computer, but what will become of us when we do
The digital soul
My Facebook page may be part of my identity, but can it give me a virtual afterlife?
Do insects feel pain? Are they conscious? A science kit for at-home cyborg cockroaches provokes the hard questions
Animals have friends, enemies, allies and life-long companions. Human relationships aren't so unique after all
The mental block
Consciousness is the greatest mystery in science. Don’t believe the hype: the Hard Problem is here to stay
How the light gets out
Consciousness is the ‘hard problem’, the one that confounds science and philosophy. Has a new theory cracked it?
Our genes and our culture tell us to live as long as possible – even when living is misery. Should we listen?
Being a sandpiper
Animals have thoughts, feelings and personality. Why have we taken so long to catch up with animal consciousness?