Science How our ideas about space and time changed forever. When the theory of relativity appeared in the early 1900s, it upended centuries of science and gave physicists a new understanding of space time.
The human brain is often described as a powerful computer, a metaphor that leads many experts to fear AI could one day become sentient. But what if developers seeking to create machines that think are
The inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe, after discovering why people become frail as they grow older. Most people become weaker in their later years, as their leg
Chefs, I once presumed, stood mid-kitchen, gazed at the ceiling and pronounced: rich, egg-bolstered bread! Then produced a perfect loaf. Perhaps some are struck by such inspiration. None forgo perseveration.
You can get really specific about the results you want, as well as the ones you don't. Googling has become second nature to most of us, with many people consulting the search engine dozens of times per
Researchers recorded a thought making its way through the brain in real time — see what it looks like
• Brain scientists at the University of California Berkeley placed electrodes on the outer layer of the brains of 16 patients and watched how a thought developed in their heads.• The insights shed new
You might be tossing perfectly good food. Before the invention of the freezer, snow and cold weather were the only ways to keep food cold. In order to preserve our foods, those who lived in cooler climates