Touch feedback allowed a man with electrodes implanted into his brain to command a robotic arm and complete tasks quickly
When the man visualizes his written messages, a pair of electrical sensors measure his brain activity and translate it into letters
Indian jumping ants shrink their brains when they become their colony’s queen, but they can also grow the brain back if they quit the gig
The single gene identified by the study may be what makes human brains three times larger than our closest great ape relatives at birth
New research finds the organism can remember the location of food by altering the diameter of the creeping tendrils it uses to explore its surroundings
The study suggests that social interaction isn't just comforting or fun—it's a human need
A growing number of researchers are hot on the trail of a surprisingly profound question: What makes dogs such good companions?
Scientists are learning more about the neuroscience of awaiting uncertain outcomes
The volcanic eruption transformed the young man's neural tissue into glass
Researchers find dog brains show similar levels of activity when shown the back of a dog or person’s head compared to a dog or human face
New study suggests the corvids may join humans and some primates as one of the rare animals capable of having subjective experiences
After centuries of misunderstanding, researchers are tying the condition to genes and brain alterations.
Researchers stimulated certain of the mouse’s brain cells in a particular order to produce 'synthetic smells'
In a study involving marmosets, a primate genetically similar to humans, researchers have come closer to understanding brain evolution
Neuroscientists determined that certain "sensory maps" in the brain become more refined when people use their feet like hands
A new study reports on a shimmering black substance found in one victim's skull
First discovered in livestock hundreds of years ago, Borna disease virus has apparently been claiming human lives for decades
After death, most brains decompose within months or years. This one lasted millennia
The animals squeaked and jumped for joy during the game, a sign that they enjoy play just as much as humans
Dinosaur skulls had many cavities and openings, some of which may have held blood vessels to help cool off the animals' heads
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