Neuroscience in the News

Functional connectivity problems associated with temporal lobe epilepsy appear to improve after surgery.
  • 20 May 2019
  • Neuroscience News
Our attitudes can be influenced by both our imagination and experiences.
  • 20 May 2019
  • Neuroscience News
Researchers turn to an ancient species of fish to find a better way of delivering therapeutic drugs into the brain to treat conditions and events including cancer and stroke.
  • 20 May 2019
  • Medical News Today
The brain is unsurpassed in its ability to pick out juicy tidbits and attention-grabbing voices against a cacophony of background noise.
  • 16 May 2019
  • STAT
Prostate cancer contains nerve cells linked to disease progression, but their source was unknown. A mouse study found that cells from the brain invade prostate tumours and give rise to this nerve-cell population.
  • 16 May 2019
  • Nature
Scientists discovered a group of brain cells that function as a 'master-controller' for the cardiovascular system by orchestrating the control of blood flow to different parts of the body.
  • 15 May 2019
  • Medical Xpress
Artificial intelligence can share our natural ability to make numeric snap judgments.
  • 15 May 2019
  • Science News
Mice aren’t people, but like us, they become forgetful in old age.
  • 15 May 2019
  • Neuroscience News
Increasing the size of neural circuits in the brain can boost learning performance, but this increased connectivity also has the potential to impede learning, new research has revealed.
  • 14 May 2019
  • Medical Xpress
A synthetic, non-toxic form of scorpion venom helps illuminate brain tumors when stimulated by a near-infrared laser.
  • 13 May 2019
  • Neuroscience News
For people with depression, gastrointestinal distress is a common additional burden, and a new study suggests that for some, the two conditions arise from the same glitch in neuron chemistry—low serotonin.
  • 13 May 2019
  • Medical Xpress
The human body has powerful healing abilities.
  • 13 May 2019
  • Medical Xpress

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