Senses

28 October 2016

New research shows how small lies escalate over time unveiling the biological basis for the slippery slope of...

14 October 2016

An electronic implant has enabled a spinal injury patient to experience sensations from his hand for the first time...

11 July 2016

Electronic nose senses pesticides and terrorism threats.

22 April 2016

One half of the human brain remains on alert the first time you sleep in unfamiliar surroundings...

14 December 2015

Bubble-encased drugs that can be popped open using laser light shone onto the skin are able to deliver controllable,...

27 November 2015

Researchers find compulsive sexual behaviour, more commonly known as sex addiction, is driven by the huge novelty...

25 September 2015

A man paralysed has been able to walk again thanks to a new brain-muscle interface device developed by scientists in...

24 September 2015

A technique to selectively deactivate pain pathways from specific parts of the body has been developed by scientists in...

24 July 2015

An eyedrop formulation can reverse cataracts in days, a new study has revealed.

06 July 2015

The biological pathway that determines how mice feel pain is completely different in males and females, and could...

02 July 2015

The way by which we form new memories of real-life events has been uncovered for the first time...

26 June 2015

The cause of tinnitus - the distracting whoosing and grinding sounds experienced by up to 1 in 4 people - has been...

03 June 2015

Cats are actually picky about bitter, not sour, tastes

18 May 2015

It may be hard to swallow just after stubbing your toe, but there is a purpose to pain, and a reason humans get it...

15 May 2015

How does selective hearing really work?

15 May 2015

Dressing in red around the office might have your colleagues seeing you in a different light!

06 February 2015

Exposure to screens is affecting teenagers' sleep patterns...

02 October 2014

You are more likely to be dead in 5 years time if your sense of smell is poor, says research from the University of...

13 August 2014

Researchers have discovered that elephants are nature's champion sniffers.

01 May 2014

Humans give off sex-specific smells that affect the way we think about each other.

25 June 2013

Scientists have found that perception is affected by imagination as well as physical senses...

23 May 2013

The neurological signalling system that carries itch sensations has been unravelled, paving the way for new pruritus...

25 April 2013

Miraculin, found in the African "Miracle Berry", activates sweet taste buds under acidic conditions causing...

25 March 2013

Playing action-based video games can improve your ability to your ability to pick out features in a crowd, new research...