Latest Content From Ruairi J Mackenzie
A new study has reported a technique allowing a paralysis patient to create text on a screen by simply thinking about handwriting the relevant letters of the alphabet.VIEW
Promising results in a mouse model could point the way to the development of a therapy to treat half of all asthma cases.VIEW
We examine three studies that psuhed the limits of what experimental scientists can consider ethical in the wake of the Deep Time experiment's conclusion.VIEW
In this special crossover episode, we hear how cannabis edibles affect our bodies and brains and how the growing demand for edibles will see the creation of cannabis drinks and restaurants. Please bring snacks for this podcast.
Soccer penalties are some of the most high-pressure moments in team sports.Now, new research from the University of Twente in the Netherlands has added to a body of evidence suggesting that the activation of brain regions related to long-term thinking may be behind missed kicks.VIEW
A new study published in Current Biology suggests that sharks, much like sea turtles, sense the Earth’s magnetic field to navigate around the ocean.
A new article challenges the idea that turning back the clock of our bodies’ bacterial microbiome could fight non-communicable disease.VIEW
Fred “Rusty” Gage is president of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. After his recent plenary at the British Neuroscience Association’s Festival of Neuroscience, we spoke with Gage about his research into how our DNA repairs itself and how Alzheimer's disease causes neurons to undergo and identity crisis.VIEW
A new technology developed by researchers at the University of California Davis promises to fast-track the development of compounds that could exploit psychedelics’ therapeutic action without hallucinogenic side effects.
Cloud-based informatics solutions have become an integral part of research. The cloud is everywhere these days, and every new informatics tool seems to have some cloud feature or function. But what does this actually mean for researchers? With this handy list, you’ll find that the answer is “quite a lot”, as we explore four key ways in which the cloud has changed research.VIEW