Ancient DNA in the genomes of modern humans influences a range of physiological traits.
January 1, 2016|
January 2016's selection of notable quotes
December 3, 2015|
Inducing brain infections to cure cancer?; new journal publishes bit science; priming the brain for language learning
June 26, 2015|
Researchers find that Wernicke’s area, thought to be the seat of language comprehension in the human brain for more than a century, is not.
February 6, 2015|
Chimpanzees can learn “words” for objects, a study suggests.
September 4, 2014|
Biological criteria and evolutionary models help predict threats to spoken language, according to two studies.
May 8, 2014|
Disgraced psychology researcher Marc Hauser, who was found guilty of data fabrication and falsification during his time at Harvard, publishes two new papers.
February 21, 2014|
Some areas of the brain that typically process language are active in jazz musicians who are improvising, a study shows.
August 16, 2013|
Engineered immune cells attack tumors; a mouth microbe that can cause cancer; HIV may heighten cocaine’s high; craving high-fat foods
August 12, 2013|
Hearing the name of an object may make people more likely to see it.