Research published in the journal Nature pinpoints the role of a messenger hormone called prostaglandin E2 (PGE2), found in much higher levels in older people and mice than their younger counterparts
New studies suggest brain size not associated with autism spectrum disorder but white matter development may be
Autism spectrum disorder refers to a range of conditions characterised by developmental delays and disability, difficulty in social interactions and repetitive speech and behaviours
The brain seems to have a natural mechanism in place to preserve information and avoid interference and disruption of memories.
The authors said that chronic exposure to intracranial pressure during spaceflight is a possible factor, the exact cause is unknown.
Laterality in animals shows that many so-called unique traits of the human brain are found in wildlife too
Scientists repeatedly show that the traits we consider unique and based on a superior intelligence, are found in most animals as well.
In a few hundred milliseconds, our brain becomes sensitive to the presence of angry voices.
The supercomputer was recently used to control a walking robot that interacts with its surroundings.
There is a need to find the right configurations to optimise these new "artificial synapses".
Transposon is a piece of DNA sequence with an inherent ability to move from one genomic location to another.
Tesla Inc founder and Chief Executive Elon Musk said his latest company Neuralink Corp is working to link the human brain with a machine interface by creating micron-sized devices.
According to the latest findings, tech-savvy kids gain superficial memory as opposed to the deeper memory bank of their literary counterparts.
According to the study, skin cells can be turned to embryonic stem cells, which can then move throughout the brain and kill the cancer-causing cells.
Neurons in the brain are wired like a social network, researchers from the University of Basel say.
Inherited viruses that are millions of years old play an important role in building up the complex networks that characterise the human brain.
For the first time, researchers have been able to switch off consciousness in a woman by electrically stimulating a single brain area.
Despite much study of attention in the brain, the cellular mechanisms responsible for the effects of attention have remained a mystery until now, researchers said.
Scientists claim to have developed the “closest model” to a functioning human brain ever created and it is advanced enough to pass a basic IQ ...
A prominent political analyst has said the US has proposed a bio-weapon that would destroy the part ...
Now a new London exhibition explores the human brain, and showcases brains from various eras. Right from mummified Egyptian ones to slices of Albert Einstein's brain, it's quite a display.