The Neural Correlate Society has voted in its picks for the best new illusions that highlight interesting things about perception.
Chimpanzees may not only be able to learn how to cook, but prefer a cooked meal over a raw one, a new study says. They'd look funny in those poofy chef hats, however.
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.
Do-it-yourselfers using electrical currents to stimulate their brains may be doing more harm than good.
Researchers from Australia and Germany find that buzzed mice treated with oxytocin act less drunk than normal. Could the findings have implications for sloshed humans?
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.