Neuroscience

Locusts reveal how neurons distinguish multiple odors

(Medical Xpress)—Our sense of smell is often the first response to environmental stimuli. Odors trigger neurons in the brain that alert us to take action. However, there is often more than one odor in the environment, such ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Navigating 'Neuralville': Virtual town helps map brain functions

Psychologists at Emory University have found that the human brain uses three distinct systems to perceive our environment—one for recognizing a place, another for navigating through that place and a third for navigating ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India extends nationwide lockdown until end of May

India extended its coronavirus lockdown to the end of May on Sunday as it reported its biggest single-day jump in cases, but said some sectors would be permitted to open up as its economy takes a hammering.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dutch gamble on 'intelligent lockdown' to beat coronavirus

The shops are open and families cycle along in the sunny spring weather in the Netherlands, which has opted for what it calls an "intelligent lockdown" to curb the coronavirus pandemic.

Health

Navigating the grocery store safely

(HealthDay)—Grocery shopping has become a daunting endeavor during the coronavirus pandemic, but there are things you can do to protect yourself and others, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

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