Does Stimulation of the Brain's Dorsal Anterior Insula Trigger Ecstasy?News
Epileptic patients tested before potential surgery experienced an ecstatic aura when the dorsal anterior insula of the brain was stimulated, according to a new report.
Study Ties Poor Sleep to Reduced Memory Performance in Older AdultsNews
A new study has found that variability in night-to-night sleep time and reduced sleep quality adversely affect the ability of older adults to recall information about past events.Read more
Understanding Brain Activity When you Name What you SeeNews
Using complex statistical methods and fast measurement techniques, researchers found how the brain network comes up with the right word and enables us to say it.
Can We Really Measure Stress?Article
Oxford Medistress, developer of the Leukocyte Coping Capacity (LCC) test, says that the test can measure your stress levels in 10 minutes, by sampling a drop of your blood. Could the test revolutionize the field of stress diagnostics? In this article we explore the history of measuring stress, and find out whether the LCC will be a milestone or side-note in that history.Read more
Optimizing Kinetics in Drug DiscoveryArticle
As biology presents ever-more challenging targets, the chemistry world is pushing ahead with new tools to design or discover drugs that have optimal kinetics. We look at two different approaches being used to explore and optimize the kinetics of tomorrow’s medicines.Read more
The EPIC-XS Consortium Kicks OffArticle
The European Proteomics Infrastructure Consortium providing access (EPIC-XS), funded as part of the Horizon 2020 Work programme, held its kick-off meeting in Amsterdam on April 25-26 2019. In this article, we discuss the objectives and highlights of the meeting.Read more
Addressing Gender Bias – “It Is Time to End the Tradition in Science of All-Male Speaking Panels”Article
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. Director of the National Institutes of Health, has recently directly addressed the issue of underrepresented groups in science: "Too often, women and members of other groups underrepresented in science are conspicuously missing in the marquee speaking slots at scientific meetings and other high-level conferences.”Read more
8th Edition of International Conference and Exhibition on Surgery and TransplantationEvent
Jul 01 - Jul 03, 2019Valencia, Spain