But will it find the warp zones?
You know, like a child with mechanical tentacles.
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.
A new study looks at the power of practicing well beyond mastery.
Take a look in a book.
* that's a big, fat "might"
Two desktop-printer engineers quit their jobs to search for the ultimate source of endless energy: nuclear fusion. Could this highly improbable enterprise actually succeed?
Devices that harness brain or nerve impulses to help patients see, hear, move, and communicate are already available -- though for now they remain relatively primitive.
Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked
The world's most prestigious universities have begun posting entire curricula on the Web—for free. Is there such a thing as a free higher-education lunch? I enrolled to find out
The adolescent brain is setting the stage for adulthood
Are some people just better at becoming fluent in new languages as adults?
Well, it's one way of getting better at math.
Medical quirks immortalized in bronze
By playing back altered versions of the Bengalese finches' songs through these tiny earphones, scientists found that birds improve their singing by making small adjustments rather than large ones
Behaviors are spread through cultural transmission in animals other than humans and non-human primates.