Innovations and ideas fueling our connected world.
The workhorse of conventional solar power, silicon solar cells, could soon be cheap and efficient enough to beat fossil fuels.
With the invention of optogenetics and other technologies, researchers can investigate the source of emotions, memory, and consciousness for the first time.
Once the realm of philosophy, neuroscience has taken the lead in the search to find the true nature of the human mind.
Rethinking smartphone software and battery design could make it possible for your handset to last much longer between charges.
As electronics get more personal, some fixtures of earlier eras of computing may feel inappropriate.
Software meant to help people interpret emotions will soon be available in several apps.
A 1961 essay speculated on where research into the physical basis of thinking and communication might eventually lead.
Fundamental discoveries about the nature of memory could lead to new treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder, addiction, and anxiety.
The neuroscientist Antonio Damasio explains how minds emerge from emotions and feelings.