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It sounds like a plot point in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, but a group of scientists at the nonprofit Scripps Research Institute is working on erasing certain memories as a way to combat addiction.
Next month, Backyard Brains will begin selling the Bluetooth RoboRoach, the first cyborg to be commercially available to the general public. Priced at $99.99, the product is cheap and simple to use. After a “brief surgery,” users attach an electronic...
Are we ordained by our creator or are we just delusional lumps of carbon and guts? Neuroscientist Michael Graziano concludes something closer to latter. But it’s not delusion that makes our brains aware. It’s a highly functional adaptive strategy.
In my 25 Earthling years of existence I have learned a lot, yet very few certainties other than this: things can always get weirder. My law-school educated parents moved me from St. Louis to a lizard-infested house on an island in the Caribbean to...
Bad news, urbanite. Living in the big city is so damn easy it's making you stupid.
A dispatch from the world's largest neuroscience convention.
Here's one trick you can use to combat food problems: Think about how if something is creamy, lactation was probably involved. When you’re trying to decide between two pints of ice cream, pretend they are your mom’s nipples and she wants you to suck on...
America's leading bioethicist talks brain implants, drones, and military tech hitting the civilian world.