We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

Featured News

 

Latest News

Ambidextrous Squirrels Perform Best in Learning Tasks
News   Jan 21, 2020

Squirrels that strongly favor their left or right side are less good at learning, new research suggests. The University of Exeter study found that grey squirrels which strongly favored a side did less well on a learning task. They had to learn to use a paw, rather than their mouth, to get nuts.

READ MORE

How Infants Decide When To Try
News   Jan 21, 2020

According to a new study that has implications for how people learn, infants do not try things at random or simply mimic what they see adults doing. Instead, they combine information from their own firsthand experience and the experiences of other people to decide whether to persist in trying to solve a problem.

READ MORE

Progression of Eye and Cardiac Disease Halted by Food Supplement
News   Jan 21, 2020

UNIGE researchers have discovered a new gene that causes blindness and
cardiomyopathy. They have also managed to halt the progression of eye disease and treat cardiac disease by administering a food supplement.

READ MORE

Slot Machine Study Shows How ADHD Medication Affects the Brain
News   Jan 21, 2020

Researchers have identified how certain areas of the human brain respond to ADHD medication, which could help in understanding the precise mechanism of the drug used.

READ MORE

Texas Policy Can Reduce Number of Foster Kids on Antipsychotics
News   Jan 21, 2020

Rutgers researchers have found that a Texas strategy to reduce anti-psychotic medication for children can serve as a model for other state Medicaid programs.

READ MORE

Exposing Racial Disparities in Dementia Drug Prescriptions
News   Jan 21, 2020

Differences in drug prescribing suggest that black and Asian people with dementia are not receiving the same quality of care as their white peers, according to a new study.

READ MORE

Cannabinoids Can Interfere With Heart Disease Drugs
News   Jan 21, 2020

A new study has discovered that cannabinoids can affect the metabolism of many drugs used to treat heart disease, and could be linked to strokes.

READ MORE

The Long-lasting Mood Benefits of Psychedelics
News   Jan 21, 2020

People who had recently used psychedelics have a sustained improvement in mood and feel closer to others after the high has worn off, according to a new study.

READ MORE

Minipig Study Shows How Sugar Can Alter the Brain's Reward System
News   Jan 20, 2020

A study that imaged the brain of minipigs before and after consuming sugar water has drawn comparisons between sugar's effect on the brain and that of addictive drugs. The research, from Aarhus University, was published in Scientific Reports.

READ MORE

Exercise Boosts Memory Like Caffeine
News   Jan 20, 2020

A new study suggests that exercise can boost working memory as much as caffeine, whilst also potentially reducing the negative effects of caffeine withdrawal.

READ MORE