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Your Brain Comes Equipped with Techno-Apps

If you bought these capabilities in an app store, you would think they are way cool. Surprise: they're already bundled in your brain's operating system.

Animals Can Be Smarter Than You Think

Here are four organisms with surprising mental powers.

Mental Miracles You Don't Know About

Your brain and eyes do things that scientists didn't discover till recently.

How the Brain Serves the Mind

More sophisticated than any computer, the brain runs many background tasks to aid and assist our conscious choices.

Let Your Mind Marvel at Its Brain

Amazing processes go on in the physical brain that most of our minds do not even know about.

Smart Scientists Borrow Natural Designs

Scientists and engineers are back in school, learning from the best teachers: plants and animals.

Sleep on It: Housekeeping Night Crew Works Swing Shift

Why do we sleep? A new theory identifies a vital purpose for those seemingly lost hours.

Brain's Memory More Powerful Than Thought

You don't have a limited memory that can be used up. The only limits are on how much you desire to know.

Body Wonders You Didn't Know You Had

We have some really advanced equipment running inside us.

Hi-Tech Human Brain Better Than Thought

The capacity of the human brain is stunning. We should use it more.

Built-in Brain Designs that Amaze Scientists

Here's a quick run-down of brain news that should make us stand in awe of the 3-pound mass inside our skulls.

More to Thank God for in Your Brain

News about the most complex arrangement of matter in the known universe.

What's On Your Mind?

News on neuroscience that will stimulate you to think about your brain thinking about thinking.

Birds Go Splat on Evolutionary Theories

A flock of surprising traits of birds has dropped a load on simplistic notions of evolution.

Body Secrets You Never Heard Of

Your body is performing hi-tech processes all the time that (thank goodness) you never have to think about.

Bizarre Animal Discoveries

Strange things have been coming to light about animals we knew and animals we didn't; bizarre animals, and normal animals with bizarre traits.

Things You Didn't Know About Your Body

Here are more glimpses at the power under the hood: capabilities recently discovered by researchers.

Incredible Stories of Human Ability in Weakness

Here are three amazing stories that speak for themselves.

Marvelous Machines That Keep You Running

Here are just a few of the recent reports describing the intricate biological machines on which life depends.

How to Use Your Brain

The fact that you can ponder how to use your brain implies it is a physical tool your soul uses. New findings support the idea that we can improve our brain function through effort, like we can learn to become better computer users.

Ingenious Ants Can't Prevent Stupid Evolution Quotes

After praising the wisdom of the ant, a science writer reveals little of his own.

Mind Your Brain

Recent discoveries about the brain and the mind reveal the wonders inside our skulls and pose deep philosophical questions.