brain

MRI

Neuroscientists Find That It's Easier to Be a Pessimist

The brain is quicker to judge something as negative, because it’s easier than reframing to positive thinking.
Samantha Cole
10.23.18
The Most Unknown

Scientists Still Don’t Totally Understand What It Means to Be Conscious

Axel Cleeremans, a psychologist and researcher, has spent the last 30 years trying to figure it out.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.6.18
Opinion

I Want to Preserve My Brain So My Mind Can Be Uploaded to a Computer in the Future

A company called Nectome is developing a technology designed to preserve the brain so the human mind can be uploaded to supercomputers in the future.
Giulio Prisco
4.2.18
brain to screen

Controlling Computers With Our Mind is Getting Easier...Slowly

MindDesktop is an order of magnitude faster than other mind control PC interfaces.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.31.17
neural networks

How NASA’s Forgotten Search Engine for Moon Rocks Boosted AI

One small search engine for lunar rocks led to one giant search engine for mankind.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.12.17
Epilepsy

So How Exactly Does a GIF Cause a Seizure?

Scientists can identify the triggers of photosensitive epileptic seizures, like strobes, but working out why these seizures happen is a little harder.
Ben Sullivan
3.20.17
Driving Me Mental

The Army Is Testing Brainwave-Reading Technology for Drivers

Is this the future of staying safe on the road?
Jordan Pearson
2.10.17
brain

This Futuristic Cap Lets People With Paralysis Communicate

By measuring blood oxygen levels in the brain, researchers have discovered a way to let paralyzed patients ‘speak’ again.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
1.31.17
nature

Scientists Are Using the Enzyme That Makes Fireflies Glow to Track Brain Cells

Researchers are making the human brain “glow in the dark” to learn more about neural networks.
Susmita Baral
10.31.16
dinosaurs

This 'Pickled' Dinosaur Brain Was Miraculously Preserved for 133 Million Years

“We are simply amazed that we have any structures present given how delicate these things are.”
Becky Ferreira
10.27.16
Weed

This Is the First Atomic-Level Image of the Weed Receptors in Your Brain

For the first time, researchers have an atomic-level image of the human “marijuana receptor.”
Daniel Oberhaus
10.22.16
depression

Researchers Found Where Depression Lives in the Brain

New study identifies the area of the brain affected by depression and could open the door to far more effective treatments.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.22.16
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