Neuroscience


21 September 2018

Do first impressions really last, or do we have a tendency to give people that second chance?

16 July 2018

A hearing aid system that uses light to send sound signals into the nervous system has been developed by researchers in...

14 June 2018

Being hungry makes you moody - hangry - and also puts you in a negative emotional state, new research has shown...

31 May 2018

Strong social ties may preserve memory in old age, according to a new study conducted at the Ohio State University.

21 December 2017

Not feeling the cold could be key to the ability of hibernators, like squirrels and hamsters, to snooze their way...

15 December 2017

A DNA-based drug that can penetrate brain cells to block the production of a toxic protein might be about to...

23 November 2017

New hair-thin brain probe could revolutionise how we record brain activity

05 October 2017

Three quarters of the world's honey is laced with neonicotinoid insecticides, a new study has shown this week.

05 October 2017

A gene therapy technique that can help to repair the retina and restore lost vision has been tested successfully on...

21 September 2017

A gene therapy technique that can halt the progression of a condition resembling multiple sclerosis (MS) in mice has...

18 August 2017

Disabling and disruptive to the lives of sufferers, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) affects around 740,000 people...

15 August 2017

Cellular garbage disposal structures, known as lysosomes, may be worsening damage caused by Alzheimer’s disease,...

14 July 2017

Disturbing slow wave sleep patterns of brain activity increase levels of the Alzheimer's protein beta-amyloid in...

15 June 2017

A route through which Parkinson's Disease may be triggered in the intestine and then access the brain has been...

08 June 2017

Using a new technique, UK scientists have shown that developing babies preferentially look at patterns of light...

01 June 2017

The way in which the mind deciphers faces to tell us apart comes down to just a few hundred nerve cells in our brain...

25 May 2017

Humans can tell an unhealthy individual just from their face and smell using a network hardwired into all of us to keep...

07 April 2017

Everyone loves catching some ZZZs. For some of us, sleep is not always restful, and for scientists, it’s still a bit of...

06 April 2017

In an effect that scientists are attributing to an intestinal microbial upset, animals treated with penicillin during...

30 March 2017

Yoga practitioners preach the power of breath control; meditators know it works, and people with panic attacks are told...

30 March 2017

A man paralysed from the neck down has been able to drink a coffee and feed himself for the first time in 8 years...

23 March 2017

The venom of one of the world's most dangerous spiders can powerfully protect brain cells following a stroke, a...

16 March 2017

A biochemical test for autism has been developed by scientists in the US.

15 March 2017

Abnormalities of specific neural circuits relates to lack of flexibility in OCD, new research suggests