(CNN) — The headlines pop up with alarming frequency: People of color going about their daily business -- shopping, golfing, moving in -- only to have the cops called on them. But for every story that
Scientists are preparing to create “miniature brains” that have been genetically engineered to contain Neanderthal DNA, in an unprecedented attempt to understand how humans differ from our closest relatives.
Scientists are figuring out why fasting helps people live longer — and they say a pill may one day trigger the same benefits
• Scientists studying intestinal cellsin a lab found that a 24-hour fast could improve cellular performance and may help people bounce back quicker from infections or cancer.• The biologists think the
Thinking about artificial intelligence can help clarify what makes us human—for better and for worse. Precisely how and when will our curiosity kill us? I bet you’re curious. A number of scientists and
In The Devil's Dictionary, Ambrose Bierce describes the mind as "a mysterious form of matter secreted by the brain," engaged in a futile attempt to understand itself "with nothing but itself to know itself
New memory prosthesis could be a game-changer for dementia care. In brief: A professor built a brain implant that can reportedly improve short-term memory by 15 percent and working memory by 25 percent.
There's a new church for tech-minded folks, and it sounds like something out of a science fiction novel. "Way of the Future" (or WOTF, as they abbreviate it) is 1. Not a joke, and 2. According to them
Gravitational waves have been picked up from another black hole merger. It is the fifth time such an event has been validated, and the sixth occasion overall that ripples in space-time have been detected
• Chinese authorities reportedly caught North Korean assassins trying to kill Kim Jong Un's nephew, Kim Han Sol.• Because North Korea is ruled by the Kim Dynasty, any living heirs pose a threat to Kim
In a major breakthrough for artificial intelligence, AlphaGo Zero took just three days to master the ancient Chinese board game of Go ... with no human help Google’s artificial intelligence group, DeepMind,
Consider a typical American consumer. She gets paid twice a month, pays her bills once a month, goes grocery shopping maybe four times a month, eats three meals a day, and pays off her college loans over
Archaeologists say they have found almost fully intact temple and burial grounds of Saint Nicholas in Antalya Turkish archaeologists have dashed the hopes of millions of children by claiming to have uncovered
The Voorhes Not everyone thinks the universe had a beginning. Cosmologists used to think the universe was totally timeless: no beginning, no end. That might sound mind-melting, but it’s easier on the brain
My 4-year-old recently called out to me that he was all dressed for school and going to play outside. A moment later, I watched him appear outside the kitchen window and begin to happily blow bubbles in
(CNN) — Every time a new telescope has been turned on, we have learned something fundamental about our universe. Galileo's first telescope saw the moons of Jupiter and forever destroyed the idea that Earth