The new brain tumor treatment targets a cancer that kills 75% of patients within a year.
Science has not yet reached a consensus on the nature of consciousness.
“What am I missing?” is a question that journalist Mónica Guzmán thinks more people should start asking.
Fifty years of research on children's toy preferences shows that kids generally prefer toys oriented toward their own gender.
A new study explores the therapeutic potential of the psychedelic drug ibogaine, which has been used in Africa for centuries.
Revolutionary techniques for understanding brain functions in animals could soon help us understand how emotions guide our lives.
The human brain makes a striking deviation from the normal building plan.
Hoarders know their habits are abnormal, and yet they cannot help themselves. Maybe you can help them.
Grandmasters and drug dealers have one thing in common: They are many steps ahead of their rivals.
Science and the humanities have been antagonistic for too long. Many of the big questions of our time require them to work closer than ever.
What if intelligence can thrive without consciousness?
A strange philosophical thought experiment forces us to ask if the world can be completely described in physical terms.
Learning styles are supposed to help learners take ownership of their education, but research doesn’t back up this well-intentioned myth.
Future evolution: from looks to brains and personality, how will humans change in the next 10,000 years?
Discussions of human evolution are usually backward looking, as if the greatest triumphs and challenges were in the distant past.
After 20 months, scientists find lab-dish brain cells matured at a similar rate to those of an actual infant.
Helplessness isn't learned — it's an instinctual response that can be overcome.
Flow occurs when a task’s challenge is balanced with one’s skill.
Frank Slater’s book "Practical Portrait Painting" reveals the secrets of masters old and new, from Leonardo da Vinci to Augustus John.
David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian were awarded the highest honor in medicine for their research into how human bodies make sense of and respond to the outside world.
You are only ever a few days away from your demise.
Are we really only a moment away from "The Singularity," a technological epoch that will usher in a new era in human evolution?
A new study used functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) to measure brain activity as inexperienced and experienced soccer players took penalty kicks.
The area of the brain that recognizes letters and words is ready for action right from the start.