A dysfunction found in some patients with cirrhosis is normally difficult to diagnose due to extremely subtle symptoms. But a free smartphone app could change that.
Implanting mice with human astrocytes makes them demonstrably more intelligent than their non-human-hybrid peers.
Boston Dynamics' humanoid Atlas robot has been programmed to perform the iconic 'Karate Kid' crane kick on a tower of cinder blocks.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins and the University of Nebraska say that the algae virus affects human cognitive functions.
A year-long survey by the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester has revealed the top 10 most persistent earworms -- with the Spice Girls topping the list.
A transparent mouse might sound like something in the next Neil Gaiman novel. But they're very real, very creepy and could be very important to science.
For the first time, researchers have examined jealousy in our canine companions. The results will surprise very few.
Hackers are frequently assumed to have Asperger's syndrome. Psychologists set out to see if this assumption might be true and studied HOPE and Defcon attendees over 10 years.
Nanosuits, powerful prosthetics, and brain-computer interfacing seemed far-fetched when the original movie hit theaters. Now, with a remake nearly three decades later, the plot is closer to reality than you may think.
Who has the last laugh? Middle-aged men show significant declines in mental processing speed and memory from heavy alcohol consumption, and more so than women, a new study concludes.