Doctors in India recently operated on what they say could be the largest brain tumor in the world, according to news reports.
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.
You've got an ancient virus in your brain. In fact, you've got an ancient virus at the very root of your conscious thought.
In a life-threatening accident, a Maryland teenager fell while building a tree house and wound up with a 6-inch screw lodged in his skull.
President Donald Trump aced a cognitive test designed to detect early signs of dementia, White House physician and Navy Rear Adm. Dr. Ronny Jackson told reporters yesterday (Jan. 16).
A new 3D-printing technique can create tissues as soft as a human's squishy brain or spongy lungs — something that has not been possible before.
Worried you might say something you regret when talking in your sleep? Your concerns may be justified.
Sleep will consume one-third of your life. You can't avoid it, nor should you. Sound slumber is energizing and uplifting. But there's more to it. Sleep is also essential for effective learning.
Pigeons may not have unraveled the mysteries of "Doctor Who"'s TARDIS just yet, but they do understand the abstract concepts of space and time.
You may have heard people describe themselves as strictly "right-brained" or "left-brained," but what exactly does that mean?
"Our Senses," a new museum exhibit, explains how our senses work and how they help to define what makes us human.