New research suggests the brain is more organized than previously thought and alsothat a full memory can reside within only a few neurons
April 02, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Some urban planners and architects say we can do a lot better than asphalt slabs and concrete boxes
March 29, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
The rapid development of artificial intelligence is bringing us closer to the day when machines will be able to think for themselves
March 23, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Technological wizardry is allowing us to see the natural world in stunningly new ways
March 20, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Technology now allows companies to follow your behavior on the Web and customize ads for you based on that data. When does that become invasion of privacy?
March 07, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Our nervous system can hold on to pain memories for a long time. But scientists may have found a way to make pain go away for good.
February 24, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Researchers have made a flurry of discoveries related to memory loss recently. But will they really help us find a way to keep brains from shutting down?
February 16, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Can anyone really make sense of romance? Researchers keep trying because, frankly, we want answers.
February 13, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
It's not easy to think happy thoughts this time of year. But here are some examples of innovative thinking that remind us it will get better.
February 06, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Whether it's iPads replacing textbooks or college courses being offered free around the world, education is moving into some uncharted territory.
January 26, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Scientists think all the personal information now being shared on social networks or collected by sensors could help them predict the future.
January 23, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Research shows you can learn a few things about a person by watching where they're looking.
January 18, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Here are young entrepreneurs whose innovative thinking has them poised for big things this year
January 17, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
With the Lytro camera, you no longer have to bother with focusing an image. Plus, your photos become interactive.
January 12, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Researchers are finding that our behavior may be more hard-wired than we'd like to believe. If so, can we handle the truth?
January 05, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Here are more of the terms you should know if you want to feel plugged into innovations changing the way we live this year
January 03, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Researchers found that when it comes to building social networks, people much prefer someone who likes to cooperate over a person who looks out for himself
December 06, 2011 | By Randy Rieland
Machines that respond to your touch, motion or voice are making keyboards obsolete. Is your TV remote next?
December 02, 2011 | By Randy Rieland
Scientists are testing drugs that can sharpen our brain. But will they give some people an unfair advantage?
November 28, 2011 | By Randy Rieland
Now you can reportedly track what your brain has been doing all night, all in the name of a good night's sleep
November 17, 2011 | By Randy Rieland