Dell goes on supercomputer stampede

A partly Dell-powered supercomputer, Stampede, is being lauded tomorrow at its home in Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at Austin's University of Texas.

Gamer brains are wired differently

Teenagers who spend hours playing video games often have different structures and activity levels in the area of the brain associated with reward processing.

EEG allows communication with patients in 'vegetative state'

Scientists have found a way of communicating with patients who appear to be in a persistent vegetative state, but actually retain consciousness.

Apple fandom is 'religious belief'

In a documentary screened by the BBC this week, neuroscientists suggest that Apple fans see the company's products in much the same way as religious people perceive their sacred icons.

Medical iPhone app is FDA approved

The Food and Drug Administration has just made history as it approved a mobile phone app for the very first time. Doctors can now view CT scans and MRI images on their handheld knowing everything is medically accurate.

Good at games? Thank your basal ganglia

Researchers say they can predict a person's ability at video games simply by giving them an MRI.