While the “Harry Potter” universe may be fictional, Potterheads are being offered the chance to study “Harry Potter” in different ways.
Fans vs. non-fans of “Harry Potter”: What can your eye movement say about your ability to process new words? That’s why Dr. Chris Hand and Dr. Joanne Ingram put magic under the microscope.
The University of Glasgow continues to make bold strides in advancing fantasy and science-fiction literature research with its brand-new Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic. Find out more about its online launch here!
The future is here! Canadian camouflage company HyperStealth Biotechnology Corp. has patented a near-perfect Invisibility Cloak, along with three more awesome inventions.
A new species of pit viper discovered in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh has been named after Salazar Slytherin. Learn more about it here!
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Do the specialties chosen by medical students relate to the Hogwarts Houses with which they most identify? Find out what these researchers discovered!
“Plenty of courage, I see. Not a bad mind either. There’s talent, oh my goodness, yes – and a nice thirst to prove yourself. now that’s interesting. . . . So where shall I put you?” Check out this amazing Sorting Hat creation that represented Sri Lanka at the International Conference on Social Robotics!
What exactly do we know about the effects fantasy novels have on kids? Are you a nicer adult for reading “Harry Potter”? Turns out, we know exactly what the answer is!