Neuroscience

Subtle chemical changes in brain can alter sleep-wake cycle

A study out today in the journal Science sheds new light on the biological mechanisms that control the sleep-wake cycle. Specifically, it shows that a simple shift in the balance of chemicals found in the fluid that bathes ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Study points to new method to deliver drugs to the brain

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) have discovered a potentially new approach to deliver therapeutics more effectively to the brain. The research could have implications for the treatment of ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study holds promise for new pediatric brain tumor treatment

New research published in Nature Communications from scientists at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U), in collaboration with the Stanford University School of Medicine, shows a specific protein ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychologists show that acting is the key to remembering tasks

Have you ever been shopping and returned home to find that you have forgotten to buy the very item you went shopping for? Have you known it was going to rain yet left your umbrella at home? Have you gone out and left the ...

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