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October 12, 2009

A weekend conference on crazy ideas about the future that may not be so crazy.

October 9, 2009

How an experimental mind-control technology could hasten the coming of the Singularity.

October 5, 2009

A new study suggests that natural surroundings make us more caring people, whereas cityscapes bring out our inner miser. But is it really that simple?

September 12, 2009

Scientists pinpoint the region of the brain that controls your comfort zone.

August 25, 2009

Cycles of enamel growth on teeth and bone vary animal to animal.

August 13, 2009

Neuroscientists at New York University study longtime meditators to glean insight into how our brains work.

July 16, 2009

Personality changes might result from stem cell treatment of neurologic disorders, caution scientists and philosophers at Johns Hopkins University

July 13, 2009

There may be more to high-risk sports than a “no fear” mantra.

June 30, 2009

Could prions, the proteins that cause diseases like Mad Cow, also be crucial to normal brain functioning?

June 26, 2009

PTSD strikes women twice as hard

April 22, 2009

Dairy farmers know that happy cows just keep on giving.

February 18, 2009

While concussions can be insidiously dangerous for high school football players, young athletes are sometimes hardheaded about their safety. A group in Boston pushes for widespread education on the issue.

February 6, 2009

Eric Kandel has a gulping, throaty laugh, the rare kind that sounds like a goose might if it could honk as it inhales. It’s contagious, not just because the sound […]

February 5, 2009

Elizabeth Shirtcliff doesn’t want anyone to forget about the children of Katrina. The University of New Orleans psychologist warns that kids who have been through a traumatic event, like Hurricane […]

January 30, 2009

Overbidding out of fear can lead to a fast trip to the poorhouse.

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