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Posts From Marguerite Epstein-Martin

Battling OCD in Real-Time: Live brain imaging helps patients attack anxiety at the source

Battling OCD in Real-Time: Live brain imaging helps patients attack anxiety at the source

In a recent Yale study, researchers have shown that it may be possible to teach sufferers of OCD to control their anxiety by giving them immediate feedback on their brain’s activity. This method may also prove useful in better understanding the underlying neural substrates that may define the disease.

Controlling Electron Orbitals: A modern day philosopher’s stone

Controlling Electron Orbitals: A modern day philosopher’s stone

A team of Yale researchers has recently demonstrated that a new technique allows for the manipulation of electron orbitals, and consequently paves the way for the fine-tuning of atomic properties.

Science or Science Fiction? Time Travel and Where We Are Now

Science or Science Fiction? Time Travel and Where We Are Now

Time travel has sparked imaginations for decades — but is it really possible? Many physicists believe so. Here is how we could do it.