Think About the Brain
August 9, 2020
The human brain keeps surprising scientists with its unfathomable complexity as well as its nifty algorithms.
Wonders of the Equipment in Your Head
December 1, 2018
Look at what scientists are finding you can do, or is being done automatically for you.
Built-in Brain Designs that Amaze Scientists
August 31, 2015
Here's a quick run-down of brain news that should make us stand in awe of the 3-pound mass inside our skulls.
When Does Paleoanthropology Become Archaeology?
October 27, 2014
Was there ever a time when humans were "pre-human"? Recent finds are overturning assumptions about human ancestors.
Your Cat and Evolution
September 21, 2012
This week's just-so story is, "How the kitty got its stripes." All the news are on it; they just don't answer the question.
Human Brain: "Enormous Biochemical Complexity"
September 20, 2012
A new biochemical atlas finds consistency, complexity, and precision in the human brain.
Preventing Aging Through Darwin-Free Science
November 3, 2011
Will new discoveries in biochemistry lead to longer lives? There are hopeful signs that aging can be delayed, if not prevented. Whether or not that happens in our lifetimes (causing new worries for Social Security), scientists are learning amazing things about how cells work that should give us more reason for Thanksgiving.