Researchers at Aalto University have determined how emotions are experienced in the body.
If you have ever said or done the wrong thing at the wrong time, you should read this. Neuroscientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and the University of California, San Diego, have successfully demonstrated a technique to enhance a form of self-control through a novel form of brain stimulation.
A nanorobot is a popular term for molecules with a unique property that enables them to be programmed to carry out a specific task. In collaboration with colleagues in Italy and the USA, researchers at Aarhus University have now taken a major step towards building the first nanorobot of DNA molecules that can encapsulate and release active biomolecules.
University of Washington researchers have performed what they believe is the first noninvasive human-to-human brain interface, with one researcher able to send a brain signal via the Internet to control the hand motions of a fellow researcher.
Video games that pit players against human-looking characters may be more likely to provoke violent thoughts and words than games where monstrous creatures are the enemy, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Connecticut and Wake Forest University.
Urban to take lead role in new sci-fi procedural drama.
The helpfulness of grandmothers is the reason humans don't die in their thirties the way chimpanzees do, new research shows - and may even explain our bigger brains.
Harvard scientists have, for the first time, merged human tissue with a network of bio-compatible nanoscale wires to create 'cyborg tissue'.
The discovery of a skull in a cave in Laos has pushed back the date of human migration into southern Asia by 20,000 years.
A third human species lived alongside Homo erectus and Homo habilis in East Africa as long as two million years ago.
A mysterious sister species to Neanderthals once roamed Africa, interbreeding with human ancestors.
You're carrying around over 10,000 different species of bacteria in and on your body right now, in such numbers that they weigh several pounds.
Jon Spaihts may pen scripts about humans exploring the far reaches of the galaxy, but does the Prometheus screenwriter really believe we will ever reach another star?
Human ancestors were using fire a million years ago - 300,000 years earlier than believed.
Fossils discovered in south-west China may represent a new species of human, living as recently as 11,500 years ago.
British and canadian researchers have confirmed that a 505 million-year-old creature is the most primitive known vertebrate - and therefore the ancestor of us all.
In the 1800s, intelligence was typically associated with the ability to memorize facts and formulas. Today, intelligence is measured via IQ tests, with the average individual weighing in at about 100.
Scottish scientists have analyzed the DNA of a mummified finger claimed to belong to a yeti.
It was a bit of a surprise for scientists to discover just how similar human and chimpanzee DNA is - and left them scratching their heads to explain the enormous physiological differences between the two species.
Scientists have for the first time derived embryonic stem cells from individual patients, raising the possibility of personalised genetic treatments.