Researchers use modified rabies viruses to map the brain

Posted in Science on 23rd Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

Few diseases match rabies' method of self-replication and domination of the brain. The virus multiplies, spreading from cell to cell until the brain cannot support normal function.

Have Scientists Detected Gravitational Waves for the First Time?

Posted in Science on 12th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

Rumors are swirling that the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory has observed gravitational waves predicted over 100 years ago.

Do we have free will?

Posted in Science on 9th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

Neuroscientists run the ultimate experiment to find out: a "duel" between human and brain-to-computer interface (BCI).

A Satellite Mishap is Allowing Physicists to Test Einstein's Theory of Relativity

Posted in Science on 17th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Two wayward satellites are being repurposed to provide the most accurate assessment yet of how gravity affects the passage of time.

What travelling to Mars might do to the brain

Posted in Science on 29th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Although the stress can have many long-lasting effects on the body and mind, it appears that 18 months isnt long enough to do any permanent damage.