BRAIN

How stress remodels the brain?

Studies in both animals and people show pretty clearly that stress can affect how the brain functions. It affects not only memory...

New Machine Learning model to help doctors diagnose the stage of brain cancers

An international team of researchers led by Dr. Murat Günel, Chair of Neurosurgery at Yale School of Medicine, and Nixdorff-German Professor of...

Our perception of hands’ dimensions is inaccurate, study

Our hand is our primary organ for exploring the world by touch. Although the palmar side of the hand is the part...

Scientists invent symmetry-breaking for the first time in a nanoscale device that can mimic human brain

Over the last decade, artificial intelligence (AI) and its applications such as machine learning have gained pace to revolutionise many industries. As...

Scientists finally determined how brain controls voice

Bats are known for having an empathetic hearing for orientation, emitting ultrasound noises, and receiving an image of their surroundings based on...

High-speed microscope captures neuron fires

Using a newly developed camera: a microscope, scientists from the University of California, Berkeley have captured electrical and chemical signals flashing through...

Inflammation in the brain may be more widely implicated in dementias

Inflammation in the brain – known as neuroinflammation – has been recognized and linked to many disorders, including depression, psychosis, and multiple...

To protect your brain, don’t be (too) kind!

Scientists from the University of Geneva (UNIGE) and the University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG), Switzerland recently used brain imaging and psycho-cognitive evaluations....

Unmasking the diversity of amyloid fibrils

Amyloid fibrils are self-assembled fibrous protein aggregates that are associated with several presently incurable diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

Four-year-olds can understand what others think

Human social interaction crucially relies on the ability to infer what other people think. Unlike their behavior, other people’s mental states are...