The billionaire philanthropist’s contribution will be followed by another $50 million in start-up ventures
Unusual gait, clumsiness and other motor difficulties are not just limited to kids with the disorder
With some training, sheep were able to select a celebrity's face over that of a stranger they'd never seen. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The main way the disease works is to disrupt communication between neurons, the specialized cells that process and transmit electrical and chemical signals between regions of the brain
There are many concerns about the appropriate use of neuroscience in a criminal justice setting
The NASA-funded work compares MRIs before and after trips
A new study uses brain imaging to separate those who think about and even attempt suicide from those who don’t
Our bodies are honed to environmental light via a biological chain reaction
Reconstructions of single cells highlight how far they can reach into the brain
Zapping the brain with magnetic pulses while measuring its electrical activity is proving to be a reliable way to detect consciousness
Jellyfish exhibit signs of a sleep state, which could mean that sleep predates the evolutionary development of central nervous systems.
Shutting down the top risk gene holds potential for halting the disease process
Earlier identification and treatment could be life-saving
Complex computer modeling demonstrates that obsessive-compulsive disorder patients learn about their environments but don’t use that information to guide their actions
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded today to Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young for discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling circadian rhythms.
A new study adds to findings that female children and adolescents are more susceptible to head injuries
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017 was awarded to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young for discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling circadian rhythms.
In a “fake news” world, the neuroscientist Tali Sharot explains what convinces people—and what does not
The procedure may not work for others in a similar condition