Your Brain Comes Equipped with Techno-Apps
April 19, 2017
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
January 4, 2017
Here are four organisms with surprising mental powers.
Mental Miracles You Don't Know About
October 18, 2016
Your brain and eyes do things that scientists didn't discover till recently.
How the Brain Serves the Mind
August 31, 2016
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
August 5, 2016
Amazing processes go on in the physical brain that most of our minds do not even know about.
Smart Scientists Borrow Natural Designs
August 3, 2016
Scientists and engineers are back in school, learning from the best teachers: plants and animals.
Sleep on It: Housekeeping Night Crew Works Swing Shift
July 21, 2016
Why do we sleep? A new theory identifies a vital purpose for those seemingly lost hours.
Brain's Memory More Powerful Than Thought
June 24, 2016
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
April 26, 2016
We have some really advanced equipment running inside us.
Hi-Tech Human Brain Better Than Thought
January 31, 2016
The capacity of the human brain is stunning. We should use it more.
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.
More to Thank God for in Your Brain
July 5, 2015
News about the most complex arrangement of matter in the known universe.
What's On Your Mind?
April 15, 2015
News on neuroscience that will stimulate you to think about your brain thinking about thinking.
Birds Go Splat on Evolutionary Theories
December 19, 2014
A flock of surprising traits of birds has dropped a load on simplistic notions of evolution.
Body Secrets You Never Heard Of
July 10, 2014
Your body is performing hi-tech processes all the time that (thank goodness) you never have to think about.
Bizarre Animal Discoveries
March 26, 2014
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
January 28, 2014
Here are more glimpses at the power under the hood: capabilities recently discovered by researchers.
Incredible Stories of Human Ability in Weakness
November 8, 2013
Here are three amazing stories that speak for themselves.
Marvelous Machines That Keep You Running
October 5, 2013
Here are just a few of the recent reports describing the intricate biological machines on which life depends.
How to Use Your Brain
April 24, 2013
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
August 25, 2012
After praising the wisdom of the ant, a science writer reveals little of his own.
Mind Your Brain
August 18, 2012
Recent discoveries about the brain and the mind reveal the wonders inside our skulls and pose deep philosophical questions.