A biotech company reports that an experimental treatment elongated its CEO’s telomeres.
May 1, 2013|
May 2013's selection of notable quotes
May 1, 2013|
Viral infections of the central nervous system may trigger cytokines that induce seizures.
April 24, 2013|
Researchers in the Amazon are measuring how much carbon dioxide fertilizes the rainforest.
April 22, 2013|
A new study of brain activity patterns suggests that babies as young as 5 months old have the neural mechanisms to register that they’ve seen a face.
April 17, 2013|
Researchers are identifying distinctive brain activity patterns that can be used to monitor patients under anesthesia and assess consciousness in “vegetative” patients.
April 16, 2013|
A new study blames the unreliable nature of some research in the field on underpowered statistical analyses.
April 15, 2013|
Just the flavor of beer is enough to boost dopamine in brain areas related to reward—especially in men with alcoholic relatives.
April 11, 2013|
Mutations tied to autism in mice lead to deficits in the signaling pathway activated by marijuana.
April 8, 2013|
Scientists are stumped as to why hundreds of starved pups have been washing up on the California shore.
April 3, 2013|
Starting in 2014, the federally funded initiative will seek to develop new technologies capable of mapping the activity in the human brain.