People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy. Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more
Daniel Nocera's "artificial leaf" might get a boost from new research. A few years ago, Daniel Nocera pioneered an "artificial leaf" that—just like the real thing—uses only the sun and water to produce
DAKAR/GENEVA (Reuters) - Two days after his mother died of Ebola at a clinic in the Liberian capital Monrovia last month, four-year-old John was put into foster care so he could be monitored for the disease.
A new way of tracking the deadly virus that's spreading through West Africa Police drove through Kroo Bay this morning, past the open sewers and snuffling pigs, yelling at people to go inside—largely no
Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative
Scientists have drawn on nearly 1,000 brain scans to confirm what many had surely concluded long ago: that stark differences exist in the wiring of male and female brains. Maps of neural circuitry showed
A recently discovered exoplanet is similar in density and size to Earth. Too bad the planet is also 5,000 degrees Fahrenheit on its surface. Who's this little guy hanging out so close to its sun? It's
While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say. During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically,
In 1987, Adrian Raine, who describes himself as a neurocriminologist, moved from Britain to the US. His emigration was prompted by two things. The first was a sense of banging his head against a wall.
Understanding the processes governing death is helping experts try to halt and reverse it. It’s also challenging our ideas about the nature of death itself. Zach Conrad died on a lovely Sunday afternoon
Are you a mover, a perceiver, a stimulator, or an adapter? Modes of thinking can be understood in terms of how the top and bottom—rather than right and left—parts of the brain interact. It is possible
How the sun shines and why the vacuum of space is not actually empty The uncertainty principle is one of the most famous (and probably misunderstood) ideas in physics. It tells us that there is a fuzziness