Neuroscience

How does the brain learn?

Everyone knows the human brain is extremely complex—but how does it learn, exactly? Well, the answer may be a lot simpler than commonly believed.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

In rare cases, your cat can give you COVID

The first reported case of a cat giving COVID-19 to a person shouldn't alarm pet owners, but a Canadian expert says it's a reminder to take precautions.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Monkeypox outbreak needs a united response, says WHO Africa

Africa must be part of a united global fight against monkeypox, the World Health Organization's Africa office said Thursday, as countries in Europe, the U.S. and elsewhere respond to unusual outbreaks of the disease.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What do I need to know about monkeypox?

The current outbreak of monkeypox in several countries across the globe continues to grow, and while experts agree that overall risk to the general population remains low and the outbreak is containable, the surge has raised ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nine monkeypox cases confirmed in United States

Nine cases of monkeypox had been confirmed in seven states as of Wednesday, and there are likely to be more cases as a worldwide outbreak continues, U.S. health officials say.

Neuroscience

Novel sensors enable precise measurement of dopamine

Dopamine is an important signaling molecule for nerve cells. Its concentration could not be precisely determined with both high spatial or temporal resolution until now. A new method has now made this possible: A research ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Expert explains monkeypox outbreak

The UK Health Security Agency is investigating four new cases of monkeypox in the UK. There are now a total of six confirmed cases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China detects first human case of H3N8 bird flu

China has confirmed the first known human case of the H3N8 strain of avian flu, but health authorities say there is a low risk of widespread transmission among people.

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