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 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 12, 2013|
Hot topics from the AACR meeting; the ongoing debate about pesticides’ effects on bees; a treasure trove of baby dinos; conservation on social media
April 11, 2013|
Mutations tied to autism in mice lead to deficits in the signaling pathway activated by marijuana.
April 8, 2013|
Environmental issues that resonate on an immediate, emotional level seem to play better on sites like Facebook than do longer-term, but no less serious problems.
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.