New study suggests that early screening may benefit some children
A prototype detects whom you are listening to and amplifies only that speaker’s voice; a potential solution to the “cocktail party problem”
Blocking an immune-related molecule lodged in blood vessels stops memory loss
A new study adds to growing evidence that immune system dysfunction and altered gut microbes may contribute to the development of eating disorders
New device is a step toward translating thoughts into machine-spoken words
Experiments in humans and animals have started to identify how violent behaviors begin in the brain
A new algorithm accurately identified more than 90 percent of people who would advance to an Alzheimer’s diagnosis in about six years
New study gets closer to restoring natural communication for those who cannot speak
The tiny brain of a honeybee is apparently able to calculate small numbers' addition and subtraction. Annie Sneed reports.
An experiment that restored cellular function to pigs’ brains hours after death holds the potential for advancing neuroscience research
At an April 9th event sponsored by the Kavli Foundation and produced by Scientific American that honored Nobel and Kavli Prize winners, neuroscientists James Hudspeth and Robert Fettiplace talked about the physiology of hearing and the possibility of restoring hearing loss...
The restoration of some structures and cellular functions in pig brains hours after death could intensify debates about when human organs should be removed for transplantation, warn Stuart Youngner and Insoo Hyun...
The anesthetic-cum-party drug restores the ability to make connections among brain cells
Discovery of odorous markers for neurodegenerative disease
Social neuroscientists ask what happens at the level of neurons when you tell someone a story or a group watches movies
Researchers are developing a device that could restore olfaction, much as a cochlear implant restores hearing
A new generation of brain-machine interface can deduce what a person wants
An experimental drug for hepatitis D triggers a cellular waste disposal system to rid mice brains of the tau protein, a major culprit in neurodegenerative disease
We don't yet know what the immersion in technology does to our brains, but one neuroscientist says the answer is likely to be that there's good, there's bad, and it's complex.
Study points toward lifelong neuron formation in the human brain’s hippocampus, with implications for memory and disease