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Here's What Happens To Your Brain On Caffeine

<div>Please enable Javascript to watch this video</div> Did you know that caffeine doesn't actually give you energy at all? We dug deep into the science of caffeine and how it affects your brain - here's what we found. SEE ALSO: This Is What 2,000 Calories Actually Looks Like Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »

UFC Stars Browne, Tate, Cerrone on Limiting Sparring Due to Head Injury Concern

Concussions and brain injuries are hot topics in sports. Over the past five years, the National Football League has instituted new rules designed to minimize head injuries for its athletes. Deep research into chronic traumatic encephalopathy...Show More Summary

Processing new information during sleep compromises memory

New research highlights the important role sleep plays in strengthening and maintaining the accuracy of a memory and hints at why the brain shuts out sensory information during periods of deep sleep. The study found that introducingShow More Summary

Deep, Integrated Genomic Analysis Re-Classifies Lower-Grade Brain Tumors

Comprehensive genomic analysis of low-grade brain tumors sorts them into three categories, one of which has the molecular hallmarks and shortened survival of glioblastoma multiforme

Deep Brain Stimulation May Improve Cognition in Dementia, Other Neurodegenerative Diseases

Researchers will present findings at the AANS Annual Scientific meeting of their studying testing if Intralaminar thalamic deep brain stimulation (ILN-DBS) could have an effect on dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases that cause severe cognitive dysfunction.

Brain Rewires Itself, Panic at Eleven.

Neuroscientists are discovering that online reading rewires the brain in favor of high speed sorting and filtering, rather than deep concentrated reading: To cognitive neuroscientists, [the rewiring] is the subject of great fascination and growing alarm. Show More Summary

Even Die-hard Zombie Fans Might Balk At ‘Walking Dead’ Beer Made With Real Brains

You’ve got your Daryl Dixon replica crossbow and your escape routes all planned out in case of a zombie invasion that is definitely going to happen, but how deep do your zombie-loving affections actually run? Deep enough to delve into uncharted beer waters with a drink made from actual braaaaaaains? Okay, so they’re not human brains because we live in … [More]

Rumsfeld compares president to a 'trained ape'

4 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

Reaching into deep into his brain, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld knew that somewhere in there lurked the perfect analogy for the nation's first black president.

'Revenge' Recap: A Night at the Opera

It seems that Emily has completely regained brain function, which is a good thing, considering she's three-plus years deep into her plot for revenge. And during last week's episode of Revenge, she even got a new Infinity Box!

A sharper view into the brain

Deep in the human brain, two small but very important regions lie close together: the amygdala, which plays an important role in the generation and perception of emotions, and the hippocampus, which is a central switchboard for memories. Show More Summary

Now Might Be A Good Time To Bury Your Gold Bars And Take To The Hills

An economic superpocalypse is coming, probably next month, people say. But long term? What’s really ahead for America in 2014? Warning, something bigger is hiding in the deep shadows of our collective brain. At a recent lunch with an...Show More Summary

The Deadlings are here to solve puzzles and eat brains

Polish games maker Artifex Mundi is best known for their hidden object games like Nightmares from the Deep: the Cursed Heart. But they also publish games from other studios, such as fellow Polish developer Nimbi. The two companies have teamed up to produce The Deadlings, which has just launched on iOS today. Show More Summary

6 Natural and Effective Ways to Change Your Brain Chemistry and Be Happier

We're deep into the days of Seasonal Affective Disorder, more commonly known as SAD. The lack of sunlight causes our levels of serotonin, a brain chemical (neurotransmitter) that impacts our mood; and melatonin, a hormone that impacts our mood and sleep patterns; to drop. Show More Summary

The Painted Caverns sat deep in the bowels of the icy moon

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

When the flare lit up, filling the cavern with a thousand shades of purple and green, a brief, mad thought passed Jun's brain. An alien intelligence must have passed through here, he decided, and directed the ice to flow like streaks of oil paint smudged into the darkness. Show More Summary

UTHealth Researchers Study Deep Brain Stimulation for Depression

A pilot study at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) will assess the use of deep brain stimulation (DBS) in the medial forebrain bundle of the brain for treatment-resistant depression.

The Golden Circle at #Sochi2014

Wondering why brands having nothing to do with sports feature athletes in their messages? This post will tell you how technology is letting brands deep inside what makes our brains tick. Last week, we covered how we become conditioned to social media habits, and how technology is changing the way everyone involved experiences the Olympic […]

I just can’t stop watching this mindblowing machine bend wires

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Seriously. Watching this awesome machine bend wires in different shapes puts my brain into deep hypnotized mode. The manufacturer claims it is the fastest wire bending machine in the world. I don't know if that's true or not, but it's unreal. Read more...

Laser Safely Destroys Deep Brain Tumor, CA First

Using a novel magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided laser technology, neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health System have successfully treated a malignant tumor deep inside a patient's brain. This is the first time that this FDA-approved laser-based treatment has been performed in California.

Scientists unveil the mechanisms underlying the immediate effect of deep brain stimulation in depression

A team of UCA researchers led by Professor Esther Berrocoso and in joint collaboration with the mental health research groups of the Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental (CIBERSAM) have carried out a pioneering project in Spain.

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