What are the different parts of the brain?

cerebral lobes

Controlling your entire body is a three-pound organ called the brain. Creativity, intelligence, and emotions are some of the things that our brain governs and controls. For its protection, it is enclosed inside a skull. The brain is composed of the Cerebellum, Cerebrum, and brainstem. In addition to that, the brain is … Read more

What Were the Greatest Science Discoveries of the 2010s?

The first direct visual image of a black hole in Messier 87, a supergiant elliptical galaxy in the constellation Virgo

The 2010s was a breakthrough decade for science. In the last ten years, scientists around the world in all disciplines have pulled off impressive discoveries and accomplishments. They made remarkable progress towards understanding the human body, human ancestors, the planet, and the cosmos around us. Science has also become more global and … Read more

How do Colors Influence our Sense of Taste?

A box of nine French macarons in different colors and flavors

  Can you taste colors? Nope. But can you guess the taste in relation to the color you see? Yes. We all expect what food tastes like depending on its color. And when color is off in a certain food, our brain tells us that something is different, too. Long before it’s … Read more

Who was Phineas Gage?

A cabinet-card portrait of Phineas Gage

  It took 13 pounds of iron and an explosion to bring the world to the modern era of neuroscience. Thanks to Phineas Gage, a railroad worker who survived a terrible brain injury at work in 1848. While the doctors and his friends expected him to die, Gage still became able to … Read more