The human brain contains about 86 billion nerve cells, or neurons. They signal to one another electrochemically to control our behavior.
Even when an octopus is technically dead, its arms can still fight.
The memristor is a machine that mimics the functions of a human brain's synapses.
What attribute do birds need to live in harsh, unpredictable climates?
Scientists are studying the efficiency of the human brain.
It's not just the size of a brain that determines intelligence, it's also the amount of neurons.
Does brain size or brain-to-body ratio affect intelligence? Not as much as you'd think.
Brain cells and slime bacteria draw from the same molecular bag of tricks.
Reading action verbs fires up neurons in your motor cortex as if you were actually doing the actions.
Sit tight! Movement triggers neurons that dull your hearing.