Democrats and Republicans may have trouble putting aside their differences to make decisions on the economy and education, but it seems that bipartisanship can happen elsewhere. President Barack Obama’s brain initiative – which would fund research on the brain and therefore focus on finding cures fo
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House unveiled details on Tuesday on a new initiative to study the human brain with the goal of treating or curing Alzheimer's disease and other disorders. Full story
MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan talks with neurobiologist Mark Changizi talks about the complex inner workings of the human brain.
CNBC's Brian Shactman has the story on computer chips that are capable of learning from experience, like a human brain by using cognitive computing.
Dr. Nancy Snyderman decodes the complex control center of the body and spotlights how the brain manages everything from memories to addictions and the senses.
Scientists explore the idea of "uploading" the human brain as they map the connections of neurons.
Dateline’s studio audience helps to illustrate how the human brain can be so focused on one task that our eyes block out what’s right in front of us.
Brain tissue from a Parkinsonian rodent is seen in the Nanomedicine Lab at UCL's School of Pharmacy in London May 2, 2013. Is nanomedicine the next big thing? A growing number of top drug companies seem to think so. The ability to encapsulate potent drugs in nanoparticles measuring billionths of a m
An undated image of the human brain taken through scanning technology. REUTERS/Sage Center for the Study of the Mind, University of California, Santa Barbara/Handout