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‘The Idea of the Brain’: Pinpointing the storage location for our memories

The Scientist | 
For centuries, scientists have been arguing about where memory resides in the brain. I explore the fascinating history of this ...
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Our brains aren’t computers and why it hinders research to think of them that way

Guardian | 
By viewing the brain as a computer that passively responds to inputs and processes data, we forget that it is ...

Oswald T Avery: unsung hero of genetic science

Guardian | 
The following is an excerpt. Seventy years ago, at about midnight on 26 May 1943, a slight, balding man in ...
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