The Birth of Brain Organoids With Dr Madeline Lancaster
At the British Neuroscience Association's Festival of Neuroscience, Neuroscience News & Research spoke with brain organoid pioneer Madeline Lancaster.
What's the Link Between Sports, Brain Injury and Dementia?
At the British Neuroscience Association's Festival of Neuroscience 2021, Neuroscience News and Research spoke with Imperial College London's Professor David Sharp on the link between sports, head injuries and dementia.
The Surprising Secrets of Hummingbird Flight
In just a matter of seconds, hummingbirds can perform astonishing aerial acrobatics, eat lunch in midair, pollinate a flower, even escape threats while upside-down. And they can do this all while achieving sustained hovering flight, an aerial feat no other bird can perform. How do they do it? Kristiina J. Hurme and Alejandro Rico-Guevara explore the incredible flying capabilities of hummingbirds.
Less Is More: Why Our Brains Struggle To Subtract
When solving problems, humans tend to think about adding something before they think of taking something away - even when subtracting is the better solution.
What Happens When You Remove the Hippocampus?
Sam Kean walks us through the astonishing medical case of Henry Molaison (H.M.), detailing everything H.M. taught us about the brain and memory.
2-Minute Neuroscience: Prefrontal Cortex
In this video, the anatomy and general function of the prefrontal cortex are discussed.
Introduction to ICP-MS – Part II
In part two of their ICP-MS Teach Me in 10, Abe Gutierrez and Ed McCurdy help to answer the question: Why do we need triple quadrupole ICP-MS?
How Do Antidepressants Work?
Dig into the discovery of antidepressant drugs, how they work, and what we still don’t know about depression.
Why Do COVID-19 Vaccines Cause Side Effects?
Professor Martin Michaelis and Dr Mark Wass of the University of Kent’s School of Biosciences explain why COVID-19 vaccines can cause side effects in this week's installment of Teach Me in 10.
Testing the Best Bomb Detectors
What’s better at finding a hidden bomb - a dog, or an electronic chemical detector? Let’s find out.