Psychology & Psychiatry

How brains of doers differ from those of procrastinators

Researchers at Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum have analysed why certain people tend to put tasks off rather than tackling them directly. Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), they identified two brain areas whose volume and functional ...

Neuroscience

New insights into the adolescent brain

The inner workings of the teenage brain are now slightly less mysterious, thanks to a research team led by University of Delaware engineers.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Biomarkers may predict Zika-related birth defects

USC researchers have identified biomarkers associated with severe birth defects in babies born to women infected with the Zika virus, a discovery that could lead to screening tests and a better understanding about how the ...

Radiology & Imaging

Radiologists can help identify victims of domestic violence

Radiologists may play a crucial role in identifying signs of intimate partner violence, a type of domestic violence, according to a study published in the journal Radiology. Radiologists can identify potential violence-related ...

Cancer

Inside a tumor: Purple bacteria visualize 'big eaters'

Cancer presents an ongoing challenge for physicians, particularly in the diagnosis and treatment of the disease. This is due to tumor heterogeneity, among other things. A team of scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, ...

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