Neuroscience

Using deep learning to research material transport in the brain

The brain is the most complex organ in the human body, controlling everything from senses to behaviors. Like any part of the body, it is subject to various errors that affect cognitive and physical functions, some of which ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancerous tumors: How likely are they to metastasize?

An aggressive type of cancer has provided a team of researchers supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation with an answer to the question of which tumor cells are at risk of spreading.

Medical research

Scientists find liver drug candidates among pesticides

Skoltech biologists and their colleagues from Koltzov Institute of Developmental Biology, Russia, and the Chemistry Department of Taras Shevchenko University in Ukraine have discovered fairly unlikely drug candidates for ...

Medical research

Simple urine test may help early detection of brain tumors

A recent study by Nagoya University researchers revealed that microRNAs in urine could be a promising biomarker to diagnose brain tumors. Their findings, published in the journal ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, have indicated ...

Pediatrics

Physical activity affects body composition in sex-specific way

Researchers from the Paleophysiology and Paleoecology groups at the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH) have just published in paper in the American Journal of Human Biology, which shows ...

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