Imagine a question-and-answer game played by two people who are not in the same place and not talking to each other. Round after round, one player asks a series of questions and accurately guesses the object the other is ...
Researchers have discovered a new technique to enhance brain excitability that could improve physical performance in healthy individuals such as athletes and musicians.
The brain still has a lot to learn about itself. Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have made a key finding of the striking differences in how the brain's cells can change through experience.
For years, retired Maj. David Underwood has noticed that whenever he drove under power lines and around other electromagnetic fields, he would feel a buzz in what remained of his arm. When traveling by car through Texas' ...
'Practice makes perfect' may be a cliché but a new brain study out of York U affirms this age old theory.
Cancer is a mysterious disease for many reasons. Chief among the unknowns are how and why tumors form.
Recent clinical trials conducted in South Africa have established that babies born with HIV should be treated with antiretroviral therapy (ART) as early as possible, since earlier treatment significantly decreases their mortality ...
A new study by Yale anthropologists has uncovered the first evidence that childbearing may cause accelerated aging in women.
A study by Simon Fraser University researchers suggests that the number of children born to a woman influences the rate at which her body ages.
Despite the obvious difference between a chihuahua and a doberman, the human brain effortlessly categorises them both as dogs, a feat that is thus far beyond the abilities of artificial intelligence.