Neuroscience

Using personal frequency to control brain activity

Stroke, Parkinson's disease and depression—these medical illnesses have one thing in common: they are caused by changes in brain functions. For a long time, research has therefore been conducted into ways of influencing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

"Digital contact tracing might be our best shot"

Many countries are relying on corona contact tracing apps to identify the contacts of infected persons and isolate those affected in order to break the infection chains. Germany has now also published an app that uses Bluetooth ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: Meeting the challenge of vaccination hesitancy

In 2019, the World Health Organization declared vaccine hesitancy one of the top 10 threats to global health. In recent years, worldwide measles outbreaks in communities with low immunization rates have revealed gaps in the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tracking COVID-19 spread faster, and more accurately

With an approach that combines big data, network science and stochastic systems, a Michigan Engineering professor is working to develop algorithms that can quickly and accurately identify COVID-19 "patient zero" as the virus ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Data science can play a key role in combating coronavirus

After China, Europe and America, chances of a major coronavirus outbreak in Africa are high. "Many victims will be in poor communities where health care and protection is scarce," says professor Mirjam van Reisen of Leiden ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tracking the pandemic means finding the 'canaries in the coalmine'

Dr. Nicholas A. Christakis, Sterling Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale, has devoted years to investigating how social networks affect our health and behavior. His work offers insight into how to track and address ...

Neuroscience

Team unveils the hidden control architecture of brain networks

A KAIST research team identified the intrinsic control architecture of brain networks. The control properties will contribute to providing a fundamental basis for the exogenous control of brain networks and, therefore, has ...

page 1 from 4