What's it like sleeping with a new device that scores your slumber quality, minute by minute, night by night?
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
Or at least keep your teeth cavity-free. A growing chorus of medical researchers say our bacteria-killing zealotry is misguided. Instead of fighting bugs, they argue, we should train them to do our bidding and then set them loose in our bodies. The trouble is keeping them there
They entertained you for entire minutes at the dentist's office.
Even if you wouldn't share them yourself
Why choosing between popcorn and Pringles doesn't paralyze us all.
Or, how to get high on electrodes.
And what you can do about it
A new study looks at the power of practicing well beyond mastery.
It takes a whole lotta gray matter.
How and why are tougher questions.
After getting a shock to the brain, subjects in a recent study rated the people around them as more attractive.
They used to keep you alive, but now they just give you a sweet tooth.
Our brains have some pretty inaccurate maps of our body.
A new way to fix neurological disorders
Society has been fighting the plague of addictions without knowing how drugs, cigarettes, and alcohol hot-wire the brain's pleasure response. Now researchers may be closing in on a magic bullet.
A group of neuroscientists are using new technology to understand how the brain performs under the influence of drugs
MIT researchers have identified and manipulated the part of the brain that controls habits.
Re-exposing people to a fearful stimulus while they slept helped them get rid of their fear.
They just want a nice home! And to destroy you.