Scientists Gave Alligators Ketamine and Headphones to Understand Dinosaur Hearing
An experiment involving 40 drugged alligators reveals how dinosaurs might have located sounds in their environment.
What Scientists Found Inside the Brains of 10 Russian Cosmonauts
By imaging the brains of cosmonauts before and after their stints on the space station, neuroscientists discovered how microgravity influences the mind.
The Most Unknown
What Monkeys and ‘Dognition’ Can Teach Us About the Human Brain
Humans clearly have advanced mental abilities compared to other animals on Earth. Laurie Santos wants to know what makes us special.
The Most Unknown
Our Experience of Reality Is a Bunch of Hallucinations We Collectively Agree On
Anil Seth, a neuroscientist and director of the Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science at the University of Sussex, researches the biological basis of the otherwise ethereal topic of consciousness.
Scientists Dosed an Artificial Brain With Meth
Organ Chip models enable researchers to directly observe physiological processes and responses.
Honey Bees Are the First Insect Known to Grasp the Concept of Zero
By giving bees visual math quizzes, scientists discovered that these insects know a null set when they see one.
Watch a Human Mind-Control a Cyborg Mouse
A group of researchers used optogenetics and brain implants to make mice ignore sex and food.
Saving the Brain of a Shooting Victim on New Year's Eve
After the ball dropped, a man walked into the hospital with a hole in his head. My main concern as a neurosurgeon was that he would be a "talk and die."
Dr. Rahul Jandial
This Neuroscientist Wants Researchers to Study More Female Brains
Most non-human test subjects are male. Aarthi Gobinath wants to change that.
Internet of Things
The Dangers of the 'Brainternet'
Can you hack the Internet Of Brains?
Brainless Jellyfish Sleep Too
It's the first-ever example of sleep in animals without a brain.
Neuroscientists Hack Itching, Exposing a Mysterious Neural Circuit
A key to understanding why scratching an itch feels so good.