Henry Markram tells how his son's autism fired his ambition to unlock the secrets of consciousness by using 'big data' to trace the electronic signals that zing between neurons In a spartan office looking
Time to play "name that cortex." Can you point out the small squiggle of gray matter that makes up the brain's motor cortex? Or how about the eye fields, which control visual attention and eye movements?
A bioethicist suggests that neuroscience challenges how we view ourselves. Advances in our understanding of the brain have turned neuroscience into one of the hottest frontiers in research, and in ethics.
Cells belonging to the most aggressive form of brain cancer are blown to smithereens By screening over 1,000 different types of molecules, scientists have managed to identify a compound that can literally
Thousands of patients remain trapped in a vegetative state between life and death. Three scientists are working to free them, as Roger Highfield reports. “Imagine you wake up, locked inside a box,” says