Scientists still aren't sure why brain training only works for some people.
Plus a look inside the capsule that could take us to Mars
Predictions for how we will live and work—on Earth or in space—in the decades and centuries to come
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
We visit operating rooms, observatories, and islands full of slightly-less-than-rational monkeys to find the young geniuses who are shaping the future of science
As the U.S. campaigns against terrorism, new technologies will move to the front lines.
Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked
The brain interface learns—and remembers—how to read thoughts.
Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever
Brains learn better and forget less when connections are clustered
Take a look in a book.
It's about brains, not brawn.
The morality of intelligence in laboratory-made worlds.
Scientists share their favorite stories.
Worms, planets, extra dimensions: just a few of the things that inspire the most creative young scientists of the year
A small new study images the brain's "mental workspace."
Some monkey business in a Duke University lab suggests we'll soon be able to move artificial limbs, control robotic soldiers, and communicate across thousands of miles--using nothing but our thoughts.
An interview with Peter J. Bentley, PhD, author of The Science of Why S*hit Happens
A significant stride towards reverse-engineering the darn thing
Can be used to study brain function, or just to look cool