Neuroscience

Neuron circuitry from brain signals

The brain is considered to be one of the most complex systems in existence. And while significant headway has been made to understand it, we tend to generate more questions than answers.

Neuroscience

New software automates brain imaging

When humans and animals learn and form memories, the physical structures of their brain cells change. Specifically, small protrusions called dendritic spines, which receive signals from other neurons, can grow and change ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A wristband and an app for a better back

You may think you are doing the right back exercises to help your back pain, but a new app coupled with a wristband will help you—and your doctors—to figure out if this is true.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Forecasting diseases using Wikipedia

Analyzing page views of Wikipedia articles could make it possible to monitor and forecast diseases around the globe, according to research publishing this week in PLOS Computational Biology.