Neuroscience

What a locust's nose taught engineers about monkeys' ears

Is there an opposite for the smell of a rose? Is silence simply the absence of sound? The results of a recent study by a team of biomedical engineers in the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University ...

Health

Study suggests infection risk from reusable cups

Eco-aware coffee drinkers run the risk of being exposed to potentially harmful bacteria if they don't wash their reusable cups shortly after use, a study has revealed.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Pain can be a relief

When something causes less pain than expected it is even possible for it to feel pleasant, a new study reveals. These findings may one day play a key role in treating pain and substance abuse.