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.
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.
That short clip …