The human brain is the command center for the human nervous system.
The human brain is the body's computer. Find out everything there is to know about your brain and stay updated on the latest news with the comprehensive articles and images of the brain at LiveScience.com. Learn more about this vital organ as scientists continue to make amazing discoveries about your brain.
Twin girls who were born joined at the head have been successfully separated after a months-long medical endeavor.
Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, causes memory and thinking problems, as well as behavioral changes in older adults.
Last December, a tourist in Hawaii ate a slug on a dare — not realizing, of course, a wiggly brain-loving parasite was along for the ride.
Researchers may have found a biomarker for suicidal thoughts in the brains of people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
A man in China who spent years battling a methamphetamine addiction has had a device inserted into his brain to treat his addiction, according to news reports.
Researchers have identified a possible biomarker for the degenerative brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.
Scientists have restored brain circulation and some cell activity in pigs' brains hours after the animals died in a slaughterhouse.
A short session of brain zapping can reverse some of the effects of aging in older adults, a new study suggests.