(Medical Xpress)—Traditional methods of fMRI analysis systematically skew which regions of the brain appear to be activating, potentially invalidating hundreds of papers that use the technique.
Neuroscience Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers say how much risk you're willing to take in your investments may be linked to genetics. The results may help investors understand how emotions affect their choices.
Genetics Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—If you want to read a mouse's mind, it takes some fluorescent protein and a tiny microscope implanted in the rodent's head.
Neuroscience Feb 19, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Stanford researchers have designed the fastest, most accurate algorithm yet for brain-implantable prosthetic systems that can help disabled people maneuver computer cursors with their thoughts. The algorithm's ...
Neuroscience Nov 18, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (10) | 4 |
Chronic alcohol abuse can severely damage the nervous system, particularly cognitive functions, cerebral metabolism, and brain morphology. Building upon previous findings that alcoholics can experience brain volume recovery ...
Addiction Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New research can identify the neural structures associated with poor reading skills in young children, and could lead to an early warning system for struggling students.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers in Stanford's Department of Materials Science and Engineering are using models derived in mechanical labs to look closer at how ultraviolet radiation changes the protective ...
Medical research Oct 05, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The inside of an MRI machine might not seem like the best place to cozy up and concentrate on a good novel, but a team of researchers at Stanford are asking readers to do just that.
Neuroscience Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The temperature-regulation research of Stanford biologists H. Craig Heller and Dennis Grahn has led to a device that rapidly cools body temperature, greatly improves exercise recovery, and could help explain ...
Medical research Aug 30, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (12) | 8 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Your genome is a window onto your heritage or, more precisely, several windows. There are the marks left by human evolution, the traces of ancient human migrations out of Africa ...
Genetics Aug 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The diagnostic manual of the American Psychiatric Association defines autism in what seems to be a fairly comprehensive way: social impairment, difficulties with communication, repetitive behavior and restricted ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2 |
In the United States and Europe, osteoporosis is considered primarily a "woman's disease" and men are rarely evaluated for the condition, which causes bones to become weak and brittle, and increases the risk ...
Medical research Jul 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Genetic mapping has led scientists to a better understanding of human disease and how to fight ailments like diabetes, mental illness and cancer.
Genetics Jul 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new collection of compounds, called "bryologs" derived from a tiny marine organism activate hidden reservoirs of the virus that currently make the disease nearly impossible to eradicate.
HIV & AIDS Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 4 |
Unlike their visual cousins, the neurons that control movement are not a predictable bunch. Scientists working to decode how such neurons convey information to muscles have been stymied when trying to establish ...
Neuroscience Jun 03, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (9) | 0 |