Neuroscience

The brain: How to optimize decision making?

UNIGE researchers demonstrate that our brains do not make decisions based on their inherent value but for what they offer above and beyond other possible propositions.

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 ...

Oncology & Cancer

Simple MRI measurement could avoid 30% of breast cancer biopsies

Breast cancer is the most common fatal cancer in women. Early detection increases a woman's chances of recovery. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an accurate technique for detecting and classifying tumors in breast tissue. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The British variant is 45% more contagious than the original virus

A new study at Tel Aviv University found that the British variant (termed: B.1.1.7) of COVID-19 is 45% more contagious than the original virus. The researchers relied on data from about 300,000 PCR tests for COVID-19 obtained ...