Some philosophers argue that consciousness pervades the universe. But not everyone is convinced.
Personal space is wired in our brains, and here’s how scientists discovered it
Neuroscientists come one step closer to understanding what it takes to retain a youthful brain and mind
That stuff you’ve read about “the female brain”? These neuroscientists say it’s garbage
Confirmation bias might even apply to decisions we think of as purely objective, like math problems
These two familiar activities are more independent than you might think
Here's why the herb drives cats crazy
Sobbing along with the radio might have an evolutionary advantage
Mimicking the human brain will only hinder the pursuit of true artificial intelligence, says Facebook’s director of AI research.
Never mind determining whether a robot can be conscious, we can’t even decide what the word means
A recent study on roundworms identified the hormone responsible for burning fat, marking the latest discovery in a convoluted, century-long search
After you screw up, your brain slows down — and researchers are getting closer to understanding why
How your body turns light into electricity, and then into images
A new study shows high fat diet leads to obesity … and it might be all in your head
Sample-stretching technique lets researchers study brain injuries using living tissue
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