memory

Our brains as hard drives—could we delete, modify or add memories and skills?

Research suggests it might one day be possible to tweak our brains -- eliminating traumatic memories or granting new skills, ...
food

Viewpoint: Why we have to fight for what biotechnology can offer us

“Tea. Earl Grey. Hot.” That’s how fictional star ship captain Jean-Luc Picard from Star Trek orders his tea, 300 years ...
star trek transporter

Star Trek-like transporter might solve brain disease mysteries, understand religious belief

Scientists have modeled a Star Trek-like transporter illusion to learn about how the human brain shapes our sense of spatial ...