Antidepressant Psychedelics Could Be Separated From Hallucinations, Suggest Crystal Structure Researchers
Researchers find potentially non-hallucinatory psychedelic compounds by examining crystal structures.
Kids Can Infer Close Relationships Through Saliva Sharing
As adults, we are innately aware that some activities are only okay in certain relationships. How do young children grow to understand these relatively complex social arrangements and use them to navigate the world? Saliva might have the answer.
The Scientific Observer Issue 10
Issue 10 of The Scientific Observer features a deep dive into the pursuit of a "holy grail" influenza vaccine, what the world's first pig to human heart transplant could mean for the future of medicine, the complexities of the cancer microbiome and much more. Download your free copy now.
Where Does Your Dog Sit in This Canine Personality Hierarchy?
A questionnaire-based study has been devised to rank dogs in a dominance hierarchy based on behavior traits.
Overactive Brain Region Linked to Schizophrenia
New research has shown that over-activity in a specific area of the brain is linked to certain symptoms of schizophrenia, opening up possibilities for the development of more targeted treatments.
Osteoarthritis Pain Pathway Identified
Researchers have discovered that a particular molecular signaling pathway plays an important role in producing osteoarthritis pain.
The Lost Women of Science
Nora Mathison illuminates the lives and works of female scientists who have been forgotten, despite their contributions shaping modern life.
Ding Dong Merrily on AI: The British Neuroscience Association’s Christmas Symposium Explores the Future of Neuroscience and AI
A special Christmas symposium from the British Neuroscience Association (BNA) has reviewed the growing relationship between neuroscience and artificial intelligence (AI) techniques. The online event featured talks from across the UK, which reviewed how AI has changed brain science and the many unrealized applications of what remains a nascent technology.
Emotional Intelligence: The Missing Link in Diabetes Treatment
As a group, people with diabetes are especially prone to substantial regimen adherence challenges. In this article, current diabetes management protocols are discussed and the potential of adopting personalized digital solutions is explored.
Why the Meat Paradox Causes Cognitive Dissonance for Millions of People
A recent review paper has revealed the reasons behind a piece of cognitive dissonance that many of us perform daily, called the meat paradox. At the heart of the paradox is this conflict: most of us like animals, but will happily eat animals housed in cruel conditions.
Achieving Data Compliance: What Not To Do
Download this guide to learn how to avoid remediations for citations such as loss of electronic records, uncontrolled and unvalidated spreadsheets and conflict of interest.
Best Practices for Returning to the Lab
Download this free how to guide to learn more about the tips and best practices for returning to the lab after an unexpected shutdown.
Recent Developments in Proteomics Research
Here, we take a closer look at some recent developments in the world of proteomics research.
Ketamine, MDMA, DMT and Psilocybin: A Closer Look at Four Psychedelics
Treatments using psychedelics are making waves in psychiatric medicine. In this article we explore the background, mechanisms of action and therapeutic applications of four leading psychedelic drugs.