A study conducted on a woman who cannot experience fear may hold the key to treating PTSD patients.
“Is Targeted Fat Loss Possible?” Infomercials say yes, but scientists say no.
In their book “The Playful Brain: The Surprising Science of how Puzzles Improve Your Mind,” neuroscientist Richard Restak and “puzzle master” Scott Kim lay out the science of improving your brain.
With mammals as large as the Blue whale and the African elephant, it may be hard to imagine that the world’s smallest mammal is only about the size of your fingernail.
Professor Ronald Duman’s research into depression has both clarified parts of existing antidepressant pathways and discovered an entirely new one involving ketamine.
In the mid-20th century, José Delgado performed stunning experiments using electrical brain stimulation. Today, Delgado’s legacy is evident in the many medical devices that rely on interactions with the brain.
David Spiegel, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Yale University, has devoted his research to the synthesis of complex molecules capable of manipulating immunological functions to treat disease.
In Professor Mark Reed’s lab at Yale, the focus within the last decade has been to size biosensing devices down to the nanoscale, thus aptly giving them name “nanosensors.”
Recent research shows that having the flu can make you vulnerable to secondary bacterial infections via immunosuppression.
Mosquitoes are notorious for their bite, and more importantly, for their role in spreading human disease. The species Anopheles gambiae is especially pernicious, as it is the most important vector of malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa. A. gambiae finds humans primarily