Neuroscience in the News

The researchers recruited healthy older participants to two groups according to their history of tea drinking frequency and investigated both functional and structural networks to reveal the role of tea drinking on brain organization.
  • 14 Oct 2019
  • Science Daily
Young zebra finches have had memories implanted in their brains that change the length of the notes they sing.
  • 04 Oct 2019
  • New Scientist
Scientists from the University of Grenoble have spent two years teaching a quadriplegic man to move his arms and legs, and even walk, using a brain-controlled AI exoskeleton.
  • 04 Oct 2019
  • New Atlas
Long before symptoms like memory loss even emerge, the underlying pathology of Alzheimer's disease, such as an accumulation of amyloid protein plaques, is well underway in the brain.
  • 04 Oct 2019
  • Medical Xpress
A brain circuit that suppresses distracting sensory information holds important clues about attention and other cognitive processes.
  • 27 Sep 2019
  • Quanta Magazine
Too much physical exertion appears to make the brain tired.
  • 27 Sep 2019
  • NPR
Most, if not all, of us find harsh noises, such as those that car alarms make, difficult to bear. New research looks at what happens in the brain during exposure to these auditory stimuli.
  • 27 Sep 2019
  • Medical News Today
Researchers are beginning to understand why certain brain cancers are so hard to stop.
  • 20 Sep 2019
  • NPR
More evidence of the human brain's incredible plasticity has come to the fore through a new study of foot painters — professional painters who paint with their feet.
  • 20 Sep 2019
  • Medical News Today
Your brain is a lot like your DNA.
  • 20 Sep 2019
  • WIRED
Cutting carbs has been shown to prevent migraines, perhaps by changing the type of fuel that enters the brain.
  • 19 Aug 2019
  • New Scientist
Seconds before a memory pops up, certain nerve cells jolt into collective action.
  • 19 Aug 2019
  • Science News

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