neuroscience

Tom Hilchey (16OX, 18C), an impulsively curious neuroscience student who exuded joy and compassion, was pronounced brain dead Sunday after he fell off of a back porch railing in Ithaca, N.Y., according to his older brother, Jack Hilchey (15C). He ...
Photo by Alisha Compton

Ninja, a medium-sized black pitbull-mix, walks up to the fMRI machine, a purple wrap that secures ear plugs holding down her ears. She wags her tail and climbs onto the machine’s platform as her owner walks to the other side. ...

For the majority of our brief and largely uneventful time on this particular space rock, we human animals have believed that we are the pinnacle of evolution. We think we are the supreme beings; the crème de la crème of the ...