Salon: This is Your Brain on Neuroprosthetics

02/24/17See Comments

Paralyzed patients are starting to walk with the aid of exoskeletons and doctors are testing artificial retinas in the blind thanks to neuroprosthetics: surgical brain...[Read More]


Video: WSF Participant and Neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis Helps Paralyzed Patients Learn to Move Again

08/11/16See Comments

With the advent of technologies connecting human brains to computers, robotics, and even other brains, scientists are making strides toward a goal long thought impossible:...[Read More]

Photo by Greg Kessler.

2016: A Festival Full of Memorable Moments Comes to a Close

06/05/16See Comments

In a year that began with an inspiring reminder that human ingenuity, persistence, and collaboration makes it possible to do things like successfully detect gravitational...[Read More]

Photo by Greg Kessler.

2016 Gallery: Robots, Stars, and Symmetry

06/04/16See Comments

Day 4 of the World Science Festival offered a full slate of Apprentice events for students, in-depth conversations about gravitational waves and symmetry, and a...[Read More]


[WSF 2016] DAY 5: What’s On Tap on Sunday?

06/04/16See Comments

Five fascinating days of full science celebration culminate on Sunday with a variety of fun events tailored for the next generation of scientists. Street Science...[Read More]


2016 Gallery: Entertaining and Enlightening Expertise

06/04/16See Comments

Day 3 at the ninth annual World Science Festival included in-depth conversations about gene editing technology and big data, plus a performance of “Light Falls”. World...[Read More]


World Science Festival 2016, Day 4: What’s On Tap on Saturday?

06/03/16See Comments

Scientific wonder will sweep across New York City on Saturday as curious attendees gather at the World Science Festival to explore gravitational waves, count fish with biologists, and stare...[Read More]


2016 Gallery: Big Ideas and Big Prizes on Day 2

06/03/16See Comments

Day 2 at the World Science Festival included a morning announcement the prestigious Kavli Prizes and a night full of personal stories at Lincoln Center....[Read More]

Photo by Greg Kessler.

High Honors for Big Ideas Set the Tone for a Fascinating Festival

06/03/16See Comments

Following a thrilling opening night celebration of the life and work of Dr. Oliver Sacks, nine scientists took home Kavli Prizes on Day 2 of...[Read More]