Crows have the cognitive skills to solve more complex problems than previously believed, a new study reports.
A new neuroimaging study reports of neural differences in obese children when they taste sugar.
Optogenetics study shows activating the amygdala can create an addiction and an intense desire for sugary foods.
Using motion capture techniques to track dragonflies as they hunt their prey, researchers found the insect's movement is guided by internal models of its own body and the anticipated movements of its prey.
Cigarette smoking activates dopamine driven satisfaction and pleasure responses differently between the sexes, a neuroimaging study finds.
New genetic treatment helps restore light sensitivity in blind mice, a new study reports.
Sleep deprivation can cause cell damage, especially to the lungs, liver and small intestine, a new study reports.
New findings could pave the way for future research into brain evolution.
A new neuroimaging study identifies areas of the brain responsible for language processing.
Researchers develop a new system which tracks the process of falling asleep.
Enhancers control the expression of genes, a new study reports.
A new study reports gut microbiota can influence the integrity of the blood-brain barrier.
Researchers report a previously unknown mechanism which regulates the release of calcium could also be involved in some neurodegenerative diseases.
Researchers have identified a gene which could help explain why the human brain is larger than those of other animals.
New research describes how the brain encodes contextual memory and emotional response associated with a negative event.