A gold standard trial found the approach does not help patients
The NASA-funded work compares MRIs before and after trips
Researchers hope blood and brain scans may detect new clues
The birds are the first line of defense against the disease, cases of which have spiked there this fall
Having eight to 12 drinks per week was linked to hippocampus shrinkage in a study of several hundred Londoners
Projects at the famed biologist’s lab include DNA data storage and resurrecting the woolly mammoth
Researchers say the medication is a significant improvement over other treatments
Researchers are concerned that the syndrome may be due to drug contamination
Scientists have created an interactive brain map showing which areas respond to different words. Nature Video explores how our brains organise the thousands of words in our heads.This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on April 27, 2016. It is a Nature Video production.
A musky odor may lead to new diagnostic tools for the neurodegenerative disease
A single mathematical function explains how both a sheet of paper and a developing brain folds
One year ago there were a dozen known cases of children with a mutation on the SCN8A gene; now, there are more than 90
Do you enjoy reading books? Reading is one of the unique activities that only humans do, and we have not been doing it for that long! People have been practicing spoken communication using a language system with grammatical rules for at least 100,000 years.
Everyone knows that ALS is a very bad disease, an awareness underscored by the recent Ice Bucket Challenge. The death of neurons that results in paralysis can be caused by specific genetic mutations. But in most cases, single genes are not the culprit.
Science at the World Economic Forum is about inspiration, solutions and collaboration. First and foremost, leaders come together in Davos to address global challenges such as antibiotic resistance, climate change and understanding the human mind.
The economic embargo is still in place, so warming connections between the countries can only take biomedicine so far, scientists say
The past several years have brought two parallel revolutions in neuroscience. Researchers have begun using genetically encoded sensors to monitor the behavior of individual neurons, and they've been using brief pulses of light to trigger certain types of neurons to activate.
Elastic material bridges gaps, relays nerve impulses, in damaged spinal cords
In May of 2012, former NFL linebacker Junior Seau took his own life by shooting himself in the chest. Seau was dealing with depression, mood swings and insomnia.
How one woman learned to use the electrodes implanted in her brain as an extension of her nervous system.