Have you ever had a moment where somebody asks you about some fact in a book you read, and you come up blank? You’re not alone, and it can be a frustrating experience. Yet, we often forget that...
It could take months if not years to travel to faraway destinations like Mars. Science fiction has long held the belief that for humans to survive such an intense journey, their best bet it so be...
One of the greatest challenges to managing the COVID-19 pandemic is that people with the disease could be spreading it to others before they even realize they’re sick. In order to give those...
A team of scientists says it’s found a way to quantitatively measure consciousness, a discovery that could have huge implications for treating comatose patients. A team of Monash University...
One of the trickiest parts of tracking and staying on top of the COVID-19 pandemic is how good the coronavirus is as hiding out undetected. In some cases, it can take five days for people infected...
Brain Reader Researchers say they’ve built a system that can translate brain signals directly into text — a promising step toward a “speech prosthesis” that could effectively allow you to think...
The brain is a delicate instrument and brain operations can be incredibly risky. Sort of like scratching a CD, anytime you’re poking around in someone’s head you run the risk of altering...
Do you want to improve your intellectual fitness? Boost your memory and focus? Learn better and faster? Think clearly and solve problems more easily? Well, the good news is that you can. Believe it...
Last week, indie pop singer-songwriter Grimes gave made an appearance on astrophysicist Sean Carroll’s Mindscape podcast. During the segment the pop singer, who studied neuroscience before pursuing...
Hotel worker Gerod Buckhalter has struggled with an opioid addiction since he was 18 years old, even overdosing twice. “I’ve had every type of treatment you could think of,” the now-33-year-old...