Scientists say, Suck it, flesh-people. We have robo-sperm!

Researchers working at the Institute for Integrative Nanosciences in Dresden, Germany, have created a cybernetic microorganism made of metal and a bull's sperm cell.

Colin Firth - yes, that one - publishes neuroscience paper

Oscar-winning hunk Colin Firth isn't just a pretty face, it seems: he's been cited as one of four co-authors on a scientific paper appearing in Current Biology.

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.

Ground-breaking project aims to map the human brain

In a initiative being compared to the Human Genome Project, neuroscientists are attempting to map all the major circuits in the human brain.

Neuroscientists know what you're planning, even when you don't

Neuroscientists at the University of California Los Angeles claim they can can predict your behavior better than you can.

MIT neuroscientists can affect people's morals

Scientists have discovered your moral compass - and it's just behind your right ear. MIT researchers have found they can successfully alter people's moral judgments by disrupting a specific brain region.

'Telepathy' algorithm can distinguish between memories

Neuroscientists at University College London have taken another step towards mind-reading. They have developed a computer algorithm which allows them to tell which of three short films a person is thinking about via a brain scan.