Featured by Steven Kotler
The Suit That Will Help Felix Baumgartner Withstand A 120,000-Foot Free Fall
The life-saving technology behind the daredevil's attempt to accomplish the longest free fall in history
Introducing Kestrel, The First Road-Ready Car Built Out Of Hemp
Marijuana’s fibrous cousin hemp has a long history with auto makers. in 1941 Henry Ford unveiled a car body made … Continued
Fighting Drugs With Drugs: An Obscure Hallucinogen Gains Legitimacy as a Solution for Addictions
Giving a heroin addict one of the most powerful psychedelic drugs seems like a bad idea. Yet that’s exactly what … Continued
Hollywood Science: Reading Your Mind to Make Horror Movies Even Scarier
Scanning your brain while you watch horror movies might hold the key to making them even more frightening. The findings could reshape the way scary movies—perhaps all movies—are filmed
When Life Flashes Before Your Eyes: A 15-Story Drop to Study the Brain’s Internal Timewarp
Understanding how the brain perceives the passage of time could lead to treatments for mental illnesses. Why does time seem to slow down during a life-threatening situation? Our reporter falls...
New Flu Treatment Outsmarts Mutations
A new drug could foil any outbreak
What Would You Do With 4 Billion Dollars?
For the folks behind the Decade of the Mind initiative, the answer is simple: Spend it. On neuroscience.
Stem cells, Parkinson's pills, and viruses that improve your DNA: The next generation of performance enhancers won't show up on a urine test