There's currently no way to tell which patients will awake from a coma -- or when. A new marker could offer guidance for treating patients.
Skull fractures can lead to an early death, even if the victims initially survived the injuries, historic skulls show.
Understanding how the brain causes thirst could help scientists learn what goes awry in disorders that make people drink too much or too little fluid.
For the first time, the different pathways that reality and imagination take in the brain have been mapped.
A major pathway of the human brain involved in visual perception, attention and movement is finally getting its moment in the sun.
Microchip implants like the ones pet owners use to track their dogs and cats could become commonplace in humans in the next decade.
The word genius gets tossed around frequently these days. But what constitutes genius, and what does the brain have to do with it? Trace takes up the mystery behind super-smarts.
The EU-funded “BrainFlight” project is testing thought-controlled flight in a simulator.
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