Story | Nov 4, 2013 | 5:18 PM
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Story | Oct 24, 2013 | 2:29 PMWhile today’s scientists can scrutinize subatomic particles and explore distant galaxies, the inner workings of the brain remain largely mysterious. The ambitious BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative, launched by President Obama with $100 million in federal funding, seeks to unlock its secrets by advancing the science and technologies required to map and decipher brain activity in order to gain an improved understanding of just what makes up our minds.
Story | Jul 22, 2012 | 4:34 PM
James Holmes, the suspect in the "Dark Knight" Colorado shooting, was "one of the smartest kids in the class," according to a former teaching assistant of the alleged shooter.
Story | Jul 23, 2012 | 4:34 AM
More details emerged over the weekend concerning James Holmes, the suspect in the "Dark Knight" Colorado movie theater shooting. Many friends in California said he was a gifted student and intelligent person -- but others said he was more complicated....
Column | Oct 17, 2012