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Sex and aggression linked in male mouse brains but not in...

Aggression and sexual behaviour are controlled by the same brain cells in male mice - but not in females. The finding suggests that males...

Blind people repurpose the brain’s visual areas for language

People who are blind use parts of their brain that normally handle for vision to process language, as well as sounds - highlighting the...

I found a way to communicate with people trapped in their...

All people in a vegetative state were assumed to be unconscious, until Adrian Owen asked them to imagine playing tennis and scanned their...

How the Internet is Rewiring Our Brains and Making Us Dumb

Dr. Phil Reed, a psychologist specializing in internet addiction, has spoken to Sputnik about some of the negative ways the digital revolution has negatively...

Bilingual People’s Brains Process Arithmetic in a Quirky Way, Study Shows

Mathematics is typically regarded as a universal language, but the choice of language we use to frame arithmetic could recruit different parts of our...

Third-hand smoke in furniture and clothes damages mouse organs

Buenaventuramariano/GettyExposure to "third-hand smoke" - residue left behind on carpets, clothing and furniture - appears to increase the risk of liver damage and diabetes...

The Brain-Machine Interface Isn’t Sci-Fi Anymore | Backchannel

Thomas Reardon puts a terrycloth stretch band with microchips and electrodes woven into the fabric-a steampunk version of jewelry-on each of his forearms....

Mind-Altering Cat Parasite Just Got Linked to a Whole Lot of...

The brain-dwelling parasite Toxoplasma gondii is estimated to be hosted by at least 2 billion people around the world, and new evidence suggests the...

Handling a loved one’s terminal cancer diagnosis, in 5 steps |...

Lori Tersigni, died at 61 of brain cancer. She is seen here in 2000 with her husband Frank Tersigni. (handout) ...

Rat brains seen replaying scary memories as they sleep

Have we had our first peek at the source of nightmares? When rats are given a fright while they are awake, the fear centre...