Critics call emphasis on large-scale computer simulations in EU brain project premature.
If background levels of neutron radiation can explain errors in computer memory, then it should also explain errors in DNA replication.
A startup has developed a contraceptive chip that could be deactivated and reactivated using a wireless remote.
Software could prevent sensitive medical data from being inadvertently shared as health records get passed around.
3-D mammography offers a clearer picture of invasive breast cancers and reduces the rate of false positives, according to a new research study.
In a remarkable study, a paralyzed woman used her mind to control a robotic arm. If only there were a realistic way to get this technology out of the lab and into real life.
A new automated version of one of neuroscience’s most important techniques, patch clamping, makes it much easier and faster for scientists to tap into the inner workings of brain cells.
Knowing how the brain deals with other people could lead to smarter computers.
With the invention of optogenetics and other technologies, researchers can investigate the source of emotions, memory, and consciousness for the first time.
A 1961 essay speculated on where research into the physical basis of thinking and communication might eventually lead.