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Man may not live by bread alone, but cancer in animals appears less resilient, judging by a study that found chemotherapy drugs work better when combined with cycles of short, severe fasting.
Cancer Feb 08, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (17) | 3 |
Scientists have developed a way to turn memories on and off -- literally with the flip of a switch.
Neuroscience Jun 17, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (15) | 1 |
When the body fights oxidative damage, it calls up a reservist enzyme that protects cells but only if those cells are relatively young, a study has found.
Medical research Aug 30, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (10) | 4 |
Chronic stress has long been linked with neurodegeneration. Scientists at USC now think they may know why.
Neuroscience Jun 29, 2011 | 4.4 / 5 (8) | 8 |
Scientists search for source of creativity: Calling it a 'right brain' phenomenon is too simple, researchers say
It takes two to tango. Two hemispheres of your brain, that is.
Neuroscience Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
The human brain may simulate physical sensations to prompt introspection, capitalizing on moments of high emotion to promote moral behavior, according to a USC researcher.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 07, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (8) | 1 |
In one of the first studies to look at the population behavior of a large pool of stem cells in thousands of hair follicles as opposed to the stem cell of a single hair follicle Keck School of Medicine of USC ...
Medical research May 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A team of researchers that includes a USC scientist has methodically demonstrated that a face's features or constituents more than the face per se are the key to recognizing ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 19, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (8) | 1 |
Using bioluminescent proteins from a jellyfish, a team of scientists has lit up the inside of a neuron, capturing spectacular video footage that shows the movement of proteins throughout the cell.
Neuroscience Aug 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Shakespeare famously referred to "the mind's eye," but scientists at USC now have also identified a "mind's touch."
Neuroscience Sep 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
For the first time, USC scientists have mapped out a neuroreceptor. This scientific breakthrough promises to revolutionize the engineering of drugs used to treat ailments such as Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia.
Medical research Sep 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Hate the Lakers? Do the Celtics make you want to hurl? Whether you like someone can affect how your brain processes their actions, according to new research from the Brain and Creativity Institute at USC.
Neuroscience Oct 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
The human body has the ability to ward off viruses by activating a naturally occurring protein at the cellular level, setting off a chain reaction that disrupts the levels of cholesterol required in cell membranes to enable ...
Medical research Apr 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—USC neuroscientists have isolated chills at a cellular level, identifying the sensory network of neurons in the skin that relays the sensation of cold.
Medical research Feb 14, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Pathological rage can be blocked in mice, researchers have found, suggesting potential new treatments for severe aggression, a widespread trait characterized by sudden violence, explosive outbursts and hostile overreactions ...
Neuroscience Jun 19, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 2 |