May 1, 2014|
Researchers unravel the biology of beauty and art.
April 1, 2014|
A dramatic loss of copper in key brain regions may be central to Alzheimer’s disease. Could restoring metals in the brain help?
February 1, 2014|
Neuroscientists are automating neural imaging and recording, allowing them to monitor increasingly large swaths of the brain in living, behaving animals.
December 1, 2013|
The Scientist’s annual competition uncovered a bonanza of interesting technologies that made their way onto the market and into labs this year.
November 1, 2013|
Researchers are piecing together the devilishly complex sets of genetic alterations underlying schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
October 28, 2013|
Deep-brain stimulation is allowing neurosurgeons to adjust the neural activity in specific brain regions to treat thousands of patients with myriad neurological disorders.
July 1, 2013|
Expectations can make you ill. Fear can make you fragile. Understanding the nocebo effect may help prevent this painful phenomenon.
April 1, 2013|
Research into how the brain suffers as a result of chemotherapy is revealing potential avenues for ameliorating cognitive decline.
March 1, 2013|
Patients are sidestepping clinical research and using themselves as guinea pigs to test new treatments for fatal diseases. Will they hurt themselves, or science?
September 1, 2012|
The remarkable ability of the star-nosed mole to interpret its surroundings through touch is yielding clues about mammalian sensory processing in general.