Neuroscience

Mayo Clinic Minute: 'Tis the season for cluster headaches

A cluster headache is a rare headache disorder that differs from a typical migraine or headache. Less than 1% of the population have cluster headaches, but for those people, it's an intense experience because the headaches ...

Neuroscience

New research sheds light on the brain's GPS system

Grid cells are the brain's GPS system. But do they use brain waves to gather information about speed and direction? Researchers at the University of Oslo resolved the question.

Genetics

Research shows hope for personalized genome sequencing

Imagine if you could carry a credit card-size record of all the 3 billion A's, T's C's, and G's that make up the alphabet soup of your genome. A simple swipe of the card could inform your physician right away if a drug being ...

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