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Stories by Alison Abbott

The Red Hot Debate about Transmissible Alzheimer's

The Red Hot Debate about Transmissible Alzheimer's

A controversial study has suggested that the neurodegenerative disease might be transferred from one person to another. Now scientists are racing to find out whether that is true

March 16, 2016 — Alison Abbott and Nature magazine

Unconscious Thought Not So Smart after All

A study on decision-making stokes controversy over the power of a distracted mind, an idea popularized by Malcolm Gladwell's best-selling Blink

January 28, 2015 — Alison Abbott and Nature magazine