Neurologists have recently identified the part of the male brain that is specifically triggered by testosterone to prompt aggressive behavior. The researchers say that this could bring them one step closer to truly understanding aggression and its relationship with the male hormone.
Researchers have found that crayfish can do something that no human on earth could hope to achieve. These tiny crustaceans can grow new brain cells from blood alone. This is a remarkable find, because neurologists have thought for more than a century that new neural material could only be produced by specialized stem cells in the spine and brain.
Researchers may have discovered a new and accurate way to target specific pests using spider toxins without harming other beneficial insects, like bees. The toxin in question causes a target's cells to be overwhelmed with sodium, causing an reaction that is similar to being electrocuted, according to a recent study.
Researchers have been struggling for years to better understand dystomina - a movement disorder - in the hopes that unveiling its causes could lead to a better understanding of various neurological disorders. Now, the creation of a new mouse model may help researchers achieve just that.
Researchers have determined that the nervous system forms a bit differently than once thought. A new study shows that precursor cells are "recruited" to help form parts of the peripheral nervous system.
Lou Gehrig's disease - also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - may be effectively treated with a simple copper compound, a recent study suggests.