Neuroscience

Scientists Successfully Transplanted Memories From One Sea Snail to Another

Extracting, cloning, or replicating memories has been a major staple in science fiction for a long time, appearing in everything from...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 20 May 2018 - 2:23PM

Are Psychedelics the Key to Saving Humans? 'Omnivore's Dilemma' Author Says It's Possible

Fifty years ago, psychedelics like LSD were hailed as a gateway to transforming humanity's consciousness. Within a decade, it was...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 - 1:07PM

'A Living Hell' – Critics Fear Yale Scientist's Breakthrough in Brain Reanimation

Critics are afraid of what one Yale scientist's breakthrough might mean for the future.

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 07 May 2018 - 10:59AM

Scientists Play Classical Music to a Crocodile to Understand Its Brain

"Scientists put a crocodile into an MRI machine with classical music" may sound like somebody playing a game of science Mad Libs, but...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 04 May 2018 - 6:46PM

Chinese Companies Have Started Spying on the Brains of Their Employees to Monitor Their Emotions

If you thought China's new initiative to assign every citizen a three-digit approval score based on their loyalty, hobbies, and social...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 - 12:21PM

Want to Control Your Own Dreams? MIT Scientists Say This New Device Makes It Possible

From Inception to the anime classic Paprika, science-fiction is filled with devices that let people manipulate dreams. Though...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 27 April 2018 - 11:59AM

New AI Technology Can See Through Your Poker Face

If you thought Facebook and Cambridge Analytica were on the cutting edge when it comes to violating privacy, you haven't seen anything...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 16 April 2018 - 11:55AM

New Technology Allows Scientists To Study Bats' Brains During Flight

Bats, while being closer to "rats with wings" than any other animal (simply by virtue of being a rare winged mammal), are complicated...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 14 April 2018 - 12:17PM

DARPA Develops an Experimental Brain Implant Which Can Improve Your Memory

Unless you're Elon Musk, you may be uncomfortable with adding a "brain implant" into your head (unless it teaches you kung fu). And...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 08 April 2018 - 6:27PM

University of California's New Mind-Reading Device Can Translate Brainwaves Into Words

It's strange to think that the first mainstream voice assistant, Siri, was only introduced in 2011. Now, seven years later,...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 04 April 2018 - 11:43AM

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