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An experiment to create a realistic artificial intelligence consists of a virtual child that interacts with humans and learns in real-time.
A new study using light to target and stimulate specific neurons in lab rats trained to drink much the way human binge-drinkers do finds the rodents "flat out stopped drinking."
ScareHouse taps into neuroscience to take the experience from spooky to psychological thriller. Some visitors get so freaked they end up using their safe word.
Scientists at the Scripps Research Institute have managed to successfully isolate and remove memories from the brains of mice.
Scientists in London conclude that smoking your favored leaf cools down your dopamine-synthesis skills. Their initial hypothesis was that pot contributed to psychosis, which they now doubt.
A five-year study out of the University of Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology demonstrates that a simple chemical cocktail can revive the "innate intelligence" of the spinal column in rats.
A team from Harvard -- where else? -- delves deep into the emotions that surround "self-disclosure." The conclusion is that it is positively orgasmic.
The onset of cheap imports and digital distribution has provided collectors with more options than ever. But it gives rise to another problem: content you'll never consume.
I am a Warcraft widow, an affectionate term given to those who have "lost" a partner to World of Warcraft (WoW) as a result of excessive game playing.
Researchers turned skin cells from Parkinson's patients into brain cells and used them to untangle the workings of one form of the disease.