The Bryde's whale has come up with a passive but more efficient feeding strategy in the hypoxic waters of the Gulf of Thailand.
The billionaire philanthropist’s contribution will be followed by another $50 million in start-up ventures
Unusual gait, clumsiness and other motor difficulties are not just limited to kids with the disorder
The main way the disease works is to disrupt communication between neurons, the specialized cells that process and transmit electrical and chemical signals between regions of the brain
Volunteers' use of certain words predicted stress-related changes in gene expression better than their self-reported feelings
The young animals crowdsource the pitch of their calls from colony members
Geotagged tweets using slang like “dummies,” “Captain Cody” or other drug handles could help pinpoint clusters of opioid problems more quickly than traditional methods do
Stephen Asma, professor of philosophy at Columbia College Chicago and author of On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears, talks about our enduring fascination with monsters.
Zapping the brain with magnetic pulses while measuring its electrical activity is proving to be a reliable way to detect consciousness
Under certain circumstances squirrels will bury all of the same kind of nut near one another, a mnemonic strategy known as chunking.
Shutting down the top risk gene holds potential for halting the disease process
In the original, seeking answers was all about looking at the eyes
Complex computer modeling demonstrates that obsessive-compulsive disorder patients learn about their environments but don’t use that information to guide their actions
Intelligence is not the same as critical thinking and the difference matters
A new study adds to findings that female children and adolescents are more susceptible to head injuries
A chance observation led researchers to add the Australian Magpie to the short list of birds that dunk their food in water before eating.
In a “fake news” world, the neuroscientist Tali Sharot explains what convinces people—and what does not
The brainless marine creatures are the simplest organisms known to seek slumber