Researchers identified a key cellular protein that could potentially be exploited to work as a possible treatment for neurodegenerative diseases, such as Huntington's, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
French scientists made a massive breakthrough in the realm of neuroscience when they found evidence that a brainless slime called the Physarum polycephalum can learn how to avoid unpleasant stimuli after repeated trials.
A lot of people consider 2016 to be a very bad year in terms of news, but a lot of technological improvements happened regardless. Now some are convinced that the first true brain-to-brain communication in people could start next year, especially due to huge recent advances.
Clostridium perfringens responsible for the recent food contamination that killed three people and sent over two dozen other to hospitals.
The California Academy of Sciences has described 133 new plant and animal species, including one bee fly, 43 ants, 36 beetles, one sand wasp, four spiders, six plants, 23 fishes, one eel, one shark, seven nudibranchs, five fossil urchins (and one fossil sand dollar), one coral, one skate, and one African lizard. Over a dozen Academy scientists and international collaborators collaborated on the endeavor that would aid the environmental community's conservation efforts.
It has always been an interesting topic to figure out how our brains not only receive but also process information amid the booming noise in parties. With the booze, the blinking lights, and the ridiculously loud music, it is a wonder how our brains keep up with conversations with too much to process.
The Galápagos Islands are well known for their biodiversity, housing plants, and animals that aren't found anywhere else on earth. For years, scientists have been trying to figure out the origin and time frame of this phenomenon and at last, a study published in Earth and Planetary Science Letters has the answer.
A new breakthrough in medicine shows that stem cells coming from pregnant women's amniotic fluids can be the key treatment for osteoporosis and other bone-related conditions. Scientists found that stem cell infusion could treat not only those who suffer from osteoporosis but also rare bone conditions in infants, brittle bone diseases in the elderly, and bone mass loss among astronauts.
The calendar is a dreadful object. It reminds us of schedules, appointments, and other matters of the day, month, or year that had to be done. But what if we're looking at it all wrong?
Scientists are baffled why many bodies discovered of primitive men showed quite healthy teeth even in their old age. In their search for answers, newfound evidence showed that cavemen actually took care of their mouths and used toothpick-like sticks to clean their teeth.
Historical records show that drug use and alcohol were highly encouraged and widespread among Nazi Germany soldiers during the Second World War. There are reports that Nazi soldiers have been encouraged to use Morphine, Opium and, some, Heroin during their service. But the number one drug all soldiers were addicted to during the war was Pervitin.
Scientists and spider experts are baffled with the pulsating membrane of the orb-weaver spider, which resembles blobs of ink dancing to a certain tempo.
A new study revealed that the brain of women during their first pregnancy undergoes structural changes in certain regions that could usually last for at least two years after the pregnancy.
Horses can communicate with humans, especially when they’re in dire need, using visual and tactile signals. This is what researchers from Kobe University Graduate School of Intercultural Studies, Monamie Ringhofer and Associate Professor Shinya Yamamoto, discovered.
Scientists have discovered that all eye colors, even the bluest of blues are actually shades of brown. Just like hair and skin, the color of the eyes is determined by a bodily pigment known as melanin. It has been discovered that all eye colors are composed of this same pigment, however in different amounts or content.