Video gaming may lead to a higher risk of developing certain neurological disorders, according to a new study.
Octopuses have long been hailed as masters of camouflage, able to change the color, pattern and texture of their skin. Now, it seems that these cephalopods not only use their skin as a means of disguise and even communication, but also as a way to "see" light.
The Mediterranean diet has been associated with lower heart disease risk and delaying diabetes, and now new research says that it may also improve brain function.
Bats are known for their breathtaking precision when it comes to flying and avoiding obstacles, and new research credits their expert flying skills to super sensors found in their wings.
Though it is well known that air pollution raises the risk of stroke, now new research suggests that long-term exposure can even cause damage to brain structures and impair cognitive function in middle-aged and older adults.
Scientists at Northwestern University are one step closer to creating a brain-like computer, according to a new study.
If you're thinking about indulging on a Big Mac and some fries, think again. New research says that a high-fat diet may alter your brain and behavior, increasing your risk of depression and other psychiatric disorders.
As humans, and especially for women, we love the idea of romantic relationships and finding "the one." But new surprising research says that we are actually designed to fall out of love and move on to new relationships.
Well, not exactly. But recent research did show that giving a drug that alters our brain chemistry can make us more sensitive to social inequality.
As if polar bears don't have enough problems, not only are they suffering due to climate change-related sea ice loss, but now new research indicates that pollution is giving them brain damage.
Spinal cord injuries are notorious for being practically irreversible, with accidents or diseases to the area often resulting in long-term paralysis or other disabilities. But now new research indicates that an already existing drug may give hope to patients suffering from these types of injuries.
It's been said that listening to music is good for the soul, and now new research shows that it's good for the brain, too.
Marijuana use as a teenager may lead to poor long-term memory in one's adult years, according to a new study.
A new drug approach helped restore the memory of elderly patients who are at high risk for dementia due to Alzheimer's, and may potentially delay the onset of this debilitating disease, according to new research.
We all worry about Alzheimer's disease from time-to-time, especially if we've had the unfortunate experience of watching a loved one suffer from it late in life. Now new research has revealed that a key hallmark of the encroaching disease, the accumulation of an abnormal protein in the brain, can start in people as young as 20 years old - younger than scientists ever imagined.