Un antiguo virus fue devuelto a la vida tras permanecer durmiente por al menos 30.000 años, aseguran los científicos responsables de revivirlo. Fue hallado congelado en una capa profunda del permahielo
Does being happy make you more likely to earn more? The answer is yes, according to one economist. Professor Satya Paul, an economist at the University of Western Sydney, has analysed the effect of happiness
"I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination," Albert Einstein once said. "Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” The elusive
The brain may live on after what's long been considered brain death. New research from the University of Montreal finds that there's a deeper state of coma beyond what doctors have been considering to
How do you know that you aren’t just a brain in a vat of bubbling chemicals, hooked up to a virtual-reality simulator? Are your hands and feet real? And what about your spouse, your child, and your dog?
The big money has moved from developing psychiatric drugs to manipulating our brain networks The psychiatric drug age may have reached its peak. Although mind-altering medications are being prescribed
The mind reading trick, done before with objects, is now plumbing the depths of human feeling The field of neuroscience has been animated recently by the use of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, fMRI.
All human voices, not just the annoying ones. The causes, symptoms, and effects of autism are some of the most puzzling mysteries in all of psychology and neuroscience, but researchers at Stanford University
Neuroprostheses are already bridging the divide between man and machine to treat diseases and allow paralyzed people to move prosthetic limbs. And the next generation of brain-machine interfaces will even
The inner workings of the human brain are still a fairly mysterious frontier despite all we've learned in recent decades, but a recently-completed initiative should provide a better map of what's inside
Aristotle thought that the function of the brain was to cool the blood. That seems ludicrous now; through neuroscience, we know more about the brain and how it works than ever before. But, over the past
The unconscious processing abilities of the human brain are estimated at roughly 11 million pieces of information per second. Compare that to the estimate for conscious processing: about 40 pieces per
I want *that* head on *that* body. Complete head transplants are enormously complicated, requiring the reconnecting of literally millions of nerve fibers, not to mention bones and tissue. We're not really
Neuroscientists surgically and chemically reconnect rats' severed spinal cords, recovering the rats' bladder control. Scientists have found a way to reconnect severed spinal cords in rats, allowing them
It's 6.5 times bigger than the network Google premiered last year, which has learned to recognize YouTube cats. Last summer, in conjunction with Stanford researchers, Google[x], the R&D arm where ideas