Genetics

Electric shock reveals that worms may have basic 'emotions'

Brain research is one of the most crucial fields in modern life sciences, and "emotion" is one of its major topics. Studying emotions in animals has long been considered challenging with limited research mostly focused on ...

Oncology & Cancer

Testing transgenic T cells against malignant brain tumors

Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and the University Medical Center Mannheim (UMM) have successfully tested a new form of cellular immunotherapy against brain tumors in mice for the first time.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Depression, anxiety may be among early signs of multiple sclerosis

New research from the University of British Columbia is painting a clearer picture of the early signs of multiple sclerosis (MS), showing that people are nearly twice as likely to experience mental illness in the years leading ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Is it normal to forget words while speaking?

We've all experienced that moment mid-sentence when we just can't find the word we want to use, even though we're certain we know it.

Neuroscience

Brain signals for good memory performance revealed

People differ significantly in their memory performance. Researchers at the University of Basel have now discovered that certain brain signals are related to these differences.

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