Reading a gripping novel causes biological changes in the brain which last for days as the mind is transported into the body of the protagonist
Former test driver passed away on Friday morning in Seville
The implant pumps proteins into the brain to encourage damaged cells to grow again
Relatives release statement saying the 33-year-old died as a result of neurological injuries she suffered in last year's crash, in which she lost an eye
SAS sniper Sergeant Danny Nightingale, who faces a retrial for illegally possessing a pistol and ammunition he had earlier been convicted of, has been recommended for medical discharge, his lawyer said today.
From the gross dudes who can't tell the difference between lust and disgust to the personal space invaders, trips to the gym would be much more therapeutic, well, alone...
The pain's like a hand-drill direct to the cranium but whenever I have to cancel plans because of my old adversary, I suspect people think I'm making too much fuss
A new era in the understanding of the human brain - the most complex structure in the known universe - began today when President Obama announced a $100m (£67m) research initiative to start mapping the complex neural circuitry of the mind.
Jeremy Laurance on the miracle of the woman who came back from the dead – and why it matters for us all
Pharmaceutical giant withdraws existing treatment to boost profits
Study also suggests cognitive ability could be impaired earlier in overweight adults
How did you spend the past 24 hours? Probably not in the same way as Scott Jurek did one day in May 2010, when at the age of 36 he ran non-stop for 165.7 miles, setting an American record.
The veteran correspondent said "I don’t want my 6 year-old son to have his only memory of me as a gibbering wreck"
A father has found a therapy that can transform autistic children
Event will bring disability into the open and celebrate its links with creativity
You might be fed up with your little monkeys always wanting to play with your iPad, but for a group of orang-utan experts, that's exactly what they want. Gillian Orr reports