Neural Stem Cells Successfully Transplanted into Mice Brains

We may now be on our way to a real-life brain transplant, as researchers from the University of Luxembourg have neural stem cells...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 - 3:59PM

Interreality: Virtual Reality Simulations Make Stress Therapies More Effective

The idea of "facing your fears" has long been a cornerstone of cognitive behavior therapy, but now psychotherapists in Italy want to...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 5:24PM

Reconstruction of Images in the Mind's Eye Brings Us One Step Closer to Recording Dreams

Neuroscientist Jack Gallant can read your mind, or at least reconstruct the images you are seeing in your mind's eye.   Gallant has...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 18 July 2014 - 2:20PM

Veritas: Brain Scans May Reveal Traitors Among US Allies in Iraq

A former Army counterintelligence agent has proposed a solution to protect troops from insider attacks: brain scans that can predict...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 18 July 2014 - 12:36PM

Neuroscientists Boycott Upcoming Project to Build an Artificial Brain

The European Union just gave the Human Brain Project 1.2 billion euros to build an artificial human brain using a network of...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 11 July 2014 - 11:28AM

Is Google Glass Being Underused? Latest App Uses Mind Control For Taking Photos

A new app for Google Glass allows you to take photos and post them on social media using only your mind, because Lord knows it's not...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 10 July 2014 - 3:30PM

The Real Reason We Haven't Created Artificial Intelligence Yet

"We don’t yet understand how brains work, so we can’t build one."   Jaron Lanier, computer scientist and author of "Who Owns...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 09 July 2014 - 12:16PM

US Military Developing Brain Implants To Restore Memories Of Injured Soldiers

The US military are dedicating $40 million of funding for the development of brain implants that could restore the memories of brain...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 09 July 2014 - 10:58AM

Paralyzed Man Moves His Hand with His Mind

In 2010, Ian Burkhart broke his neck in a diving accident and lost the use of his hands and legs. Last Wednesday, Burkhart moved his...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 - 9:59AM

Can We Give Artificial Intelligence Free Will?

A recent study from UC Davis that found a kind of "neural noise" in the human brain may aid researchers in creating a more "human"...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 - 12:26PM

The Science of Eternal Sunshine: Scientists Erase and Restore Memories in Rats

If you could remove a painful memory, Eternal Sunshine-style, would you? If your answer is yes, then you're in luck. A team of...

Monday, 02 June 2014 - 11:18AM

Researchers Attempt to Teach Brains to Be Empathetic, Blade Runner-Style

Brazillian researchers may have developed brain exercises for the development of empathy. The researchers from three Brazilian...

Thursday, 29 May 2014 - 2:46PM

Pilots Fly Planes Using Telepathy

In the near future, pilots may be able to fly planes by simply thinking commands. During a test at the Institute for Flight System...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 29 May 2014 - 2:16PM

Ethical Robots and Deleting Memories - Four Ways Science Met Science Fiction

Science found new ways to make us feel like we're living in a real-life sci-fi movie last week, but not all of the stories were...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 22 May 2014 - 10:28AM