Physician, businessman and writer, France’s Laurent Alexandre brings a range of perspectives to the challenges posed by such new technologies as artificial intelligence.
Building on skills honed over the centuries, western Switzerland has become a world leader in biotech.
A wireless brain-spine interface allows monkeys to walk again.
With Europe’s ageing population, hearing loss will become a major concern for public health. A new generation of technologies can slow the process.
Bad nights are disruptive to a person’s life. Fortunately, scientists are constantly learning more about the causes.
You can sleep when you’re dead, they say. In the meantime, though, circadian rhythms are best not tampered with.
You may think you’re resting, but your brain is fulfilling critical tasks from building memories to reinforcing learning to clearing toxins.
We spend one third of our time sleeping, but scientists still don’t know why. A prominent researcher reviews the most likely explanations.
Canines still take the lead when it comes to sniffing out smells. But the latest research shows that machines are closing the gap.
The vagus nerve, which connects the brain to various organs, plays an essential role in the mind-body relationship. Can you train it to make you happy?
New technologies and citizen science offer innovative ways to track and quantify emotions. They are uncovering new ingredients in the recipe for happiness.
An amazing project may enable paralysed humans to walk again, with the help of an exoskeleton controlled directly by their thoughts.