Read a free issue of All About Space magazine!

Hey Space fans! If you love Live Science’s space section, we have a special treat for you. (Also, thank you!) Our sister publication All About Space is offering a free look at their print magazine and you can read it online here. Just scroll down, enlarge to full screen and enjoy! If you enjoy the issue, […]

Read a free Issue of How It Works magazine!

Ever wondered what would happen if you fell down a black hole or how to build a supercar? Our sister publication How It Works is the action-packed magazine that’s bursting with the answers to your curious questions. Below, you can read an issue for free: just scroll down, enlarge to full screen and enjoy! Every issue is […]

Neuronal recycling: This is how our brain allows us to read

Letters, syllables, words and sentences–spatially arranged sets of symbols that acquire meaning when we read them. But is there an area and cognitive mechanism in our brain that is specifically devoted to reading? Probably not; written language is too much of a recent invention for the brain to have developed structures specifically dedicated to it. […]

Remember that fake news you read? It may help you remember even more — ScienceDaily

People who receive reminders of past misinformation may form new factual memories with greater fidelity, according to an article published in the journal Psychological Science. Past research highlights one insidious side of fake news: The more you encounter the same misinformation — for instance, that world governments are covering up the existence of flying saucers […]