Suzana Herculano-Houzel

Life 101: You need energy to keep existing

Living human, meet your worst enemy: Entropy, also known as the Second Law of Thermodynamics. And no, sorry: this is not the kind of law that you can break then just pay a fine and walk away scott-free. The Laws of Physics have this misleading name that allows you to think that they can be…...

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Weed does harm, too

Magazines keep rehashing articles about marijuana, always with a defensive tone, ignoring the ever-increasing evidence: “marijuana is not bad for you”. The worst thing is that more and more young people believe this. But I’m hopeful that this time things will change. Firstly, because a study of Dutch users showed that heavy marijuana consumption is […]

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