(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 |
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 |
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 |
A new study by Stanford psychologist Paul O'Keefe suggests that the culture of our learning and working environments can have long-term effects on our goals and motivation.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 11, 2012 | 4.1 / 5 (8) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- What if you could teach your brain to respond differently to things that make you feel sad, down or stressed out? What if doing that helped ward off depression?
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 10, 2012 | 4 / 5 (7) | 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 |
(Medical Xpress) -- With specificity and precision, the brain's Visual Word Form Area, or VWFA, does exactly what its name implies. Every time we see something that looks like a word, it activates. The VWFA ...
Neuroscience Sep 15, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 10 |
With the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russians were faced with more than the demise of a political system. Working-age men began dying in droves, and the country saw a 40 percent surge in deaths between 1990 and 1994.
Health Apr 13, 2011 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 3
(Medical Xpress) -- Too much screen time can be detrimental to girls 8 to 12 years old, but there is a surprisingly straightforward alternative for greater social wellness.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 27, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 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 |
(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 |
(PhysOrg.com) -- Flies like watching computer screens as much as the next animal. Set them on a trackball in front of a monitor, and they'll follow the action if the images in front of them move in ...
Medical research Sep 12, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 2 |
(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 |
The key is to not think of death as an end, but as more of a very effective way to cut down on your expenses. Woody Allen
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 02, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
(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 |