| Apr 14, 2011
| 9:37 PM
Science fiction fans who have dreamed of having "the force" are in luck. Two apps -- controlled and operated by mental power -- are now on sale in the Apple App Store from app developer MindGames in Iceland. The Times......
| Sep 7, 2010
| 4:36 PM
Charlatans and con artists have laid claim to its power for centuries. In science fiction, Jedi knights call it âthe Force,â and the mind-bending X-Men (and Women) are old hats at it. It is the stuff of fantasy. Now, that fantasy of harnessing th...
| Dec 2, 2010
Although the idea that music can affect how we feel isn't exactly earth-shattering news, the idea of empirically studying the whys and wherefores has only recently broken the scientific community's sound barrier. Brainwaves appear to play an important...
| Aug 10, 2010
I am frequently amazed by my husband's ability to sleep through all kinds of noises that cause me to wake in a flash -- car alarms, smoke detectors that are running low on batteries, and especially kids who have lost track of their favorite blankie in the...
| May 23, 2011
| 6:10 PM
Crossing your arms across the middle of your body confuses the brain and helps reduce the intensity of pain, according to research published on Friday.
Scientists from University College London (UCL) who reported the finding in the journal Pain said they...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 8:42 PM
Dylan Trinkle is 3 years old, and he has yet to say his first word or walk on his own.
Instead, his parents celebrate other milestones. Sitting up. Pulling up to stand. Taking a few steps.
At 15 months old, Dylan was diagnosed with Angelman syndrome,...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 5:53 PM
Concussion Definition A concussion is a traumatic brain injury (TBI) that may result in a bad headache, altered levels of alertness, or unconsciousness. It temporarily interferes with the way your brain works, and it can affect memory, judgment, reflexes,...
| Oct 4, 2011
"Assistance to ER please," The loudspeaker blared. "Assistance to ER 4."
Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth--where doctors, nurses---and a robot roam the halls.
It's the 'remote presence robotic system' and for a little more than a month now it's been...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:08 PM
What we like to think of as “the most wonderful time of the year” is, for some, anything but wonderful. Blood sugar levels can spike from consuming goodies and treats that seem to be everywhere. The ensuing insulin spike often includes...