No, this isn't a petrified bowl of spaghetti — it's what the white matter in your brain looks like. The Franklin Institute 3D-printed this remarkably complex model for a new exhibit. Skeptics said it couldn't be done, but the finished product accurately reflects the 2,000 strands of nerve cells found in the brain. » 7/01/14 8:30am 7/01/14 8:30am

This may be the strangest human brain known to science

Remarkably, this is a photograph of what was once an actual adult human brain — but without the characteristic ridges and folds. But because the patient's medical records were lost, we may never know what life was like for this person. » 9/16/13 6:20am 9/16/13 6:20am

Alan Alda Wants To Peel Open Your Brain

From hosting Scientific American Frontiers to writing a play based on Einstein's letters, Alan Alda is a true geek. We caught up with him to find out about his exploration of the human brain for PBS, called The Human Spark. » 12/28/09 1:00pm 12/28/09 1:00pm