Gabriel Kreiman’s single-neuron measurements of unconscious decision-making may not topple Descartes, but they could someday point to ways we can learn to control ourselves.
How does the brain speak to itself?
It’s a way to connect all different kinds of items, says Intel’s Genevieve Bell.
A startup has developed a contraceptive chip that could be deactivated and reactivated using a wireless remote.
U.N. negotiations are going nowhere, and greenhouse-gas emissions are soaring. It’s time to move on.
If a device could capture every moment in life for your easy recall later, would you want it to? There are plenty of things I’d rather forget.
Robots can handle complex tasks in highly controlled industrial settings. But as MIT’s team in the DARPA Robotics Challenge can attest, getting them to work in disaster sites is much more daunting—and much more interesting.
Huge differences in renewable energy and natural gas potential influenced the EPA’s proposed carbon regulations.
Robert Brunner explains how he helped make Beats’ headphones fashionable, and what other companies need to do to make wearable tech take off.
Becoming a space explorer—and a meme.