The discovery also offers clues on the search for life on Mars.
Mice exposed to low-dosage of cannabis have more links between nerve cells in the brain, compared to those who were not exposed.
New discoveries challenge pre-conceived notions on human's rich history.
Aside from totally curing type 1 diabetes, the new treatment could also allow patients with type 2 diabetes to discontinue their ise of insulin shots.
Walking for 30 minutes, four times a week, could potentially increase the capacity of the brain to compensate for the neural pathology associated with Alzheimer's disease.
A team led by researchers from Temple University's Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) and the University of Pittsburg has successfully eliminated HIV infection in animal models using a gene editing technique known as CRISPR.
Size matters, if this new study is anything to go by. At least it does in the animal world as scientists discovered that female gorillas preferred mating partners that had larger bony head crests.
There's no permanent cure for HIV just yet, but scientists are getting closer. A recent experiment managed to contain HIV infection in living animals.
In another step to make the project more open to public, Boeke shared an open discussion will be held this coming May 9-10 in New York. The agenda will include discussing the roadmap of the project including ethical, social and legal engagement.
The United States military has revealed their plans to hack the brains of their soldiers to enhance their cognitive abilities, meaning what they could normally learn in weeks, they could learn in a matter of hours
Scientists make a breakthrough in figuring out a key piece in the human ancestry.
Stem cells transformed into cartilage tissues using 3-D bioprinting technology.
A genetic study of the ancient remains revealed that there were women - possibly in disguise - on board the Franklin Expedition.
Sergio Canavero, an Italian neurosurgeon who made news in 2013 with his bold proposal of conducting the world's first head transplant, revealed that he has given a second head to a rat via the world's first head transplant.