Scientists raised $9 million today to fund clinical trials for a technology that illuminates cancer cells during surgery.
Guest Post This idea doesn’t do justice to the wonders of the human mind, nor to the amazing potential of contemporary technology.
Forget the Ivy League and Stanford — the smartest college in America is not what you might think.
A global group of scientists are spending the next ten years and over a billion dollars to try and develop a computer simulation of the brain. Meanwhile, in Washington, the U.S. equivalent is on pause.
“Muse is the brain-sensing headband that allows you to track your cognitive and emotional activity,” Garten told me. “It boosts your attention and helps you become more aware of the emotions that you’re having.”
Popular brain-training startup Lumosity revealed findings from its Human Cognition Project — an initiative that gives researchers access to its data to conduct experimental research.
Editor’s Pick A new way of creating on-off switches could lead to brain-like computing devices.
A research team at Duke electronically linked the brains of a pair of rats to transmit sensory information and solve problems, across continents.
For the first time, Japanese scientists captured video of a thought being formed, and it looks pretty much like miniature lightning tracing its way through a meshed structure of neurons.
Though Albert Einstein, one of the greatest physicists in history, is long gone, his brain lives on. No, not zombie-style; slides of the man’s brain came out in iPad app form today for anyone to study like a scientist.
Editor's Pick Remember the viral video about the old man in a nursing home who almost literally comes alive when hearing music? The video went viral in April this year, with more than six million views in four days.