Neuroscience

Scientists discover a new connection between the eyes and touch

Tiny eye movements can be used as an index of humans' ability to anticipate relevant information in the environment independent of the information's sensory modality, a team of scientists has found. The work reveals a connection ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Leveraging a powerful weapon in the fight against COVID-19—ontology

The mass of growing and constantly changing data resulting from multiple disciplines represents one of the biggest challenges researchers and public health officials must confront while trying to manage the ongoing COVID-19 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

French doctors: First virus case may have been in December

French scientists say they may have identified a possible case of the new coronavirus dating back to December—about a month before the first cases were officially confirmed in Europe.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Forgotten tale of phage therapy history revealed

In the current situation when the fear of virus infections in the public is common, it is good to remember that some viruses can be extremely beneficial for mankind, and even save lives. Such viruses—phages—infect bacteria. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fear of COVID-19 is more pervasive than infection

All over the world, thousands of people have now been infected with the coronavirus. China has seen the highest number of cases thus far, but the virus has also struck in Italy, France, the US, Canada, and Japan. Headlines ...

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