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Voice-Hearing by the Numbers

Auditory hallucination often carries a stigma of mental illness. Yet voice-hearing can manifest in otherwise healthy people at any age.

September 23, 2013 — Caitlin Shure
Passing Infection Removes Mice's Feline Fear Forever

Passing Infection Removes Mice's Feline Fear Forever

A mouse study finds that a temporary infection can dangerously and permanently change the rodent's attitude toward cats--with implications for understanding the full effects of human infectious disease. Wayt Gibbs reports

September 19, 2013

How to Live with Voice Hearing

A student's journey from “normal” to “schizophrenic” and back highlights shortcomings in how our society deals with mental health

September 19, 2013 — Eleanor Longden

Protein Found to Extend Youth

Given a choice, most of us would choose prefer to keep our youth and live forever. The mechanism behind the work of a protein already suspected in playing a role in longevity has recently been proved to do just that.

September 6, 2013

Stem Cells Mimic Human Brain

Studying such 'mini-brains' helps researchers look into neurological diseases in living human tissue

August 28, 2013 — Helen Shen and Nature magazine