Medical research

Using light to reprogramme the brain's GPS

Neuroscientists at UCL have used laser beams to "switch on" neurons in mice, providing new insight into the hidden workings of memory and showing how memories underpin the brain's inner GPS system.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Aging in place: Home is where our heart and health is

Age may well be just a number, but it will inevitably catch up to us. Physically, and mentally, we just won't be able to do the things we once could. But with a little bit of help, we could delay the move into the aged care ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Poland reports record rise in coronavirus deaths

Poland on Saturday reported a record 548 new coronavirus deaths over a 24-hour period, just days after the government decided against introducing nationwide quarantine.