The tech entrepreneur showcased footage of monkeys 'typing' using only their brains at an event earlier this week.
It might sound like an experiment worthy of Frankenstein, but we won't have to worry about 'rat men' anytime soon.
It might not be alive, but this remarkable chemical compound seems to be able to remember things for several hours.
Embryo-like structures with a brain, intestines and a beating heart have been created by scientists in a lab.
Incredibly, many people have gone on to live healthy, normal lives even with sections of their brain absent.
Witness testimony can be unreliable, but what if we could analyze brainwaves directly and use them as evidence ?
Scientists are working on ways to combine human cells with computer chips - but is this something we should really be doing ?
Psychologist Vanessa LoBue explores the phenomenon of 'infantile amnesia' and why we can't remember our earliest years.
It has been a science fiction staple for years, but will we ever get the opportunity to do this for real and if so, when ?
Unlike other species, we can make vaccines, send probes to other worlds and build skyscrapers.
The groundbreaking study saw researchers record the brain activity of a patient dying of a heart attack.
Prof Don Arnold and colleagues have been attempting to solve the long-running mystery of where our memories are stored.
Musk's company Neuralink is set to begin testing its brain-computer interface chips within a few months.
Scientists have observed a type of slime mold that is surprisingly brainy given its total lack of a brain.
Scientists have been unravelling the brain's peculiar ability to organize memories in chronological order.
Scientists at Neuralink have made it possible for a monkey to play a computer game just by thinking.
A new study has revealed that ghostly tales and scary stories have little impact on those with mind-blindness.
A recent experiment has raised eyebrows due to its potential to bring about a real-life Planet of the Apes.
A new study has noted the striking structural similarities between the universe and the brain inside our heads.
Scientists have discovered the preserved brain cells of a man who died during the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD.