We’ll say someone’s brainwashed only when we disagree with their beliefs or actions.
Forty years ago, Rebecca Moore's two sisters helped plan the Jonestown massacre. But she refuses to say they were brainwashed, arguing that it prevents us from truly understanding their behavior.
Slugs are voracious feeders.
The nematode that can turn slugs into zombies.
Not quite yourself.
From losing inhibitions and anger to schizophrenia and dementia – science is uncovering the role small critters play in a range of illnesses and behaviours.
The platform videogame played by competitors using a brain-computer interface.
After the Paralympics comes the Cybathlon, where disabled athletes use bionics to compete.
The brain implant sends signals to anything from a bionic prosthetic limb, to a full body ‘exoskeleton’
A 3cm-long stent containing 12 electrodes could one day help people living with spinal cord injury to walk with the power of thought.
Can you hear me - peas or chips for dinner?
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