Researchers France led by Prof Karim Benchenane of France’s National Centre for Scientific Research conclude in a new paper that they have successfully implanted five mice with ‘artificial memories’. Photograph: Warner Bros

Artificial memories can be created during sleep, which then become “real” once the sleeper awakes, new research suggests. The process has recently bee(...)

The sculpture of the ‘leopard man’ at the Museum of Central Africa in a suburb of Brussels. Photograph: Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty

Last month, George Clooney was drawn into a cultural debate that has long been a sensitive issue for Britain. Asked during a press conference i(...)