A drug currently being tested in cancer clinical trials appears to prevent dysfunction in an immune cell signaling pathway associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Blocking the pathway could prevent Alzheimer’s from developing and slow the progression of s…
A newly designed bionic eye is safe and stable for long-term implantation, researchers conclude following a three-month study in sheep. The discovery paves the way for human trials of the bionic device.
A neuroimaging study reveals significant structural differences in the brain of fetuses exposed to alcohol. Researchers found alcohol exposed fetuses had increased volume in the corpus callosum and decreased volume in the periventricular zone of the br…
A unique subset of group 3 innate lymphoid cells spurs T cells to attack myelinated nerve fibers in mouse models of multiple sclerosis.
Caffeine improves visual acuity by increasing alertness and detection accuracy for moving objects, a new study reports.
A newly developed system dubbed Opto-vTrap can temporarily trap vesicles from being released from brain cells.
A new AI algorithm can detect behavioral symptoms associated with anxiety with over 90% accuracy.
Researchers report Xenobots, a computer-designed, hand-assembled organism can find and gather single cells, and assemble “baby” Xenobots. After a few days, the immature Xanobots can also find cells and replicate themselves.
Findings shed new light on how brain states are regulated and how the brain can switch between them.
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Amateur boxers, specifically those who boxed during their youth, are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease than those who didn’t.
A new study sheds light on the genetic causes of a range of neurodegenerative disorders, including ALS, Parkinson’s disease, and Huntington’s disease, and determines factors that impact the age of onset as well as disease severity.
Just one protein situated on the synapse can profoundly alter how some neurons communicate and implement plasticity.
A new system that combines neural implants with the internet of things can remotely control the brain circuits of numerous animals across the globe simultaneously and independently via the web.
Neurons in deep layers of the brain’s cortex are the first to decipher which side of a visual border is an object and which side is the background.
A new AI algorithm recognizes the complex range of emotions invoked when people listen to pieces of music.
The form in which isomers take can increase the risk of developing dementia, researchers report. Drugs in development to improve autophagy may help prevents Alzheimer’s from developing.
Mature behavior can be a side effect of a traumatic upbringing, and a child who lost a childhood.
Black tech health startups across the United States want to change how people exercise, how they eat and also how they communicate with doctors.