A cheat sheet for the strange case of Michael Boatwright, the 61-year-old who reportedly forgot his native language.
What Chelsea Manning's gender dysphoria reveals about the limits of psychiatric diagnoses
New research suggests transsexualism is indeed a genetic trait. But how conclusive is the study?
Jayson Lusk's new book makes the case for robot chefs and pink slime
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Ted Berger has spent the past decade engineering a brain implant that can re-create thoughts. The chip could remedy everything from Alzheimerâ€™s to absent-mindednessâ€”and reduce memory loss to nothing more than a computer glitch
Two new studies take a step toward a therapy for multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and other diseases of the myelin.
Selfies could be subtly reshaping your memory.
How ideas from biology-evolution, immune systems and forensics-will keep your PC safe from hackers
With the release of the DSM-5 this month, psychotherapist Gary Greenberg questions whether psychiatry's diagnostic Bible can truly get at the nature of mental suffering.
Bat signals are for more than finding food — they help attract sexy mates.
Flashbacks do occur, but very rarely.
Researchers were able to turn down behavioral problems in mice.
In the dark and chatty world of avatars and assumed identities, this cybercop is a virtual Sybil, trolling for creeps and thieves.
How to track cyber-villains and plan a space colony
'Hypersexual disorder' might be included in the updated mental health bible, but first scientists have to define it. UCLA scientists have some suggestions.
Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever
500 Women Scientists, and counting, are changing the face of the field
The genetic tests our writer took to determine what kinds of illnesses he might have