Nicola Twilley

New Yorker / Gastropod

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Contributing writer at the New Yorker and cohost of Gastropod, a podcast about food

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Irene Tracey is known as the Queen of Pain, and she calls her lab the “torture chamber.” She runs the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences at Oxford University.

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