Shocked Doctors Discover Large Air Pocket In Patient's Brain

Has your balance been a bit... Off lately? Do you feel any weakness in your left leg and arm? If you were to check those symptoms on...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 11:31AM

Tech Startup Nectome Debuts '100% Fatal' Brain Upload Service

In Futurama, one piece of bizarre sci-fi technology that shows up a lot is human heads kept alive in glass jars. This is played for...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 10:34AM

Scientists Are Using 'Alien Music' to Unlock the Secrets of Our Brains

We've seen the first album released by an AI and heard that annoying Star Wars cantina song more times than we can count, but Vincent...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 - 1:16PM

Human Brains Stop Creating New Neurons in Adulthood

You can forget your plans to live forever by transplanting your brain into a giant mech suit.It turns out that human grey matter has...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 07 March 2018 - 7:58PM

Not Bob Ross: Carbon Dating Reveals Neanderthals Made Earliest Known Cave Art

We, as human beings, tend to be very pleased with our own accomplishments.We're special, we like to think – of all of the creatures...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 23 February 2018 - 10:44AM

Michio Kaku: Robots Need Inhibitor Chips To Prevent Human Slaughter

Noteworthy scientists and technology experts, including Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk, are speaking out about the need for humanity...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 23 February 2018 - 10:19AM

Brain Scans Can Now Determine What Music You Listen To

We still have a ways to go, but humankind is starting to get really good at designing mind-reading machines.The news recently lit up...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 04 February 2018 - 2:48PM

The U.S. Government Needs Help Building a Brain to Experiment On

Do you have an interest in the human brain? Are you keen to find out what makes us tick, and how our grey matter is put together?If...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 6:23PM

Elon Musk's Secretive Neuralink Brain Implant Is Straight Out of 'Black Mirror'

If one thing can be said about Elon Musk, it's that he likes to keep his options open. Apart from his incredibly ambitious space...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 04 January 2018 - 10:44AM

We May Have Just Found the Cure for Alzheimer's by Accident

Some of the greatest scientific discoveries of all time have been made by accident and this is no different. While studying the...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 - 11:10AM

These Groundbreaking Brain Implants Boost Memory by 30%

Want to unlock more of your brain's potential for remembering the things you just learned or things that happened a while ago? You...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 15 December 2017 - 12:43PM

Scientists Pinpoint a Chemical That Can Delete Bad Memories

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind was a quirky sci-fi movie with a core idea that most people on Earth can appreciate: what if...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 06 November 2017 - 7:05PM

Scientists Discover How to Boost Brain Power By 40%

Everyone's heard it before: humans only use 10 percent of their brain power. While that bit of faux science is patently false, a new...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 26 October 2017 - 10:36AM

Could DARPA's Brain Uploads Lead To 'Matrix' Military Training?

With all the movies and TV shows currently streaming online, who has time to learn a new language or some other cognitive skill...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 09 October 2017 - 11:22AM

Neural Implants Could Become a Lifesaving or Unethical Part of our Future

Elon Musk has been making headlines lately for his bizarre new project (we know, again) stemming from his new Neuralink company, which...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 23 April 2017 - 3:12PM

Elon Musk Launches 'Neuralink' Company to Combine Our Brains with Computers

The human brain is frustratingly slow compared to digital alternatives. We store memories in confusing and bizarre ways, and while...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 - 3:37PM

Elon Musk Pushes Humans to Merge With Machines to Compete With AI

On Monday, at the World Government Summit in Dubai, Elon Musk expanded on a very radical idea — humans must merge with machines to...

Noelle Phansalkar
Saturday, 18 February 2017 - 3:57PM

Italian Neuroscientist Plans First Human Head Transplant

Even for fans of Futurama, what Sergio Canavero recently announced is pretty extreme: the Italian neuroscientist is gearing up for...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 - 4:14PM

Mind-Reading Machine Can Visualize Your Memories

Scientists have discovered a way to reconstruct the images in a person's mind. In a new study, researchers concluded that it's...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 28 June 2016 - 1:20PM

Neuroscientists Recorded a Man's Brain Activity While He Was "Seeing God"

Patients with epilepsy are known to experience religious conversion experiences, or episodes in which they claim to "see" or "hear"...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 - 11:27AM