Your Body Has A 'Second Brain' In Your Butt, Scientists SayAccording to scientists in Australia, the human body has a "second brain" in its rear end and it may be smarter than we think.
Scientists Bring A Severed Brain Back To Life, Sparking Ethical DebateYale researchers announced that they have successfully reanimated a pig's brain, which had been severed from its body.
Your Brain Stopped Making New Cells At Age 13, Study Claims The creation of new brain cells in the hippocampus ends before we even reach adulthood, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature.
NFL Hall Of Famer Warren Sapp Donating His Brain To ResearchFormer Oakland Raiders player Warren Sapp is starting to feel the effects of all the hits he took to the head. He wants his brain to go to the Concussion Legacy Foundation after his death.
Certain Over-The-Counter Medications Could Increase Risk Of DementiaThere is growing evidence to suggest the long-term use of some very common over-the-counter medicines -- from pain relievers, cold and allergy treatments even some sleep aids -- may increase your risk of dementia.
Why Music Sounds Bad Or Good: Your Brain Knows The Next NoteAs the concert begins, your brain is anticipating some essential properties of the sound and may even be adjusting what you will hear toward what you are expecting, all in milliseconds.
How The Brain Avoids Blurry VisionScientists have discovered how nerve cells stabilize visual images...
UC Scientists Discover Drug Makes Brains, Bodies Young AgainImagine a drug that could make your aging mind and body young again. It sounds like the fountain of youth.
Forget Coffee, Techies Giving Brain An Electric Jolt To Stay More FocusedThe latest gadget promising to revolutionize your life is a gizmo that zaps your brain to make it smarter and more focused. Doctors definitely aren't convinced, but some Bay Area residents swear by it.
29-Year-Old SF Woman Battling Brain Cancer Reconsiders Date To End Her LifeA terminally ill 29-year-old woman from San Francisco is giving more thought on her decision to die by assisted suicide two days after her husband's birthday on Nov. 1.
29-Year-Old San Francisco Woman With Brain Cancer Plans To End Her Life On Nov. 1stBrittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman battling stage 4 brain cancer from San Francisco, plans to die two days after her husband's birthday by assisted suicide and is launching a nationwide campaign calling for death with dignity laws.