The fetal gut has far better developed immune capabilities than previously thought. The findings could help develop new maternal vaccines and provide early insight into potential autoimmune disorders, which may occur later in life.
A new study reports a connection between slowed walking speed and cognitive decline appears to arise in the right hippocampus. Researchers recommend older people may benefit if their doctors measure their walking speed and check for changes over time, which could be an early indicator of impending cognitive decline.
Researchers have discovered new details about the biology of telomeres which could shed new light on cancer, aging and neuroinflammation.
Machine learning algorithm allows a brain-computer interface to readjust itself continually in the background to ensure the system is always calibrated and ready to use.
The sound of speech elicits similar neural responses and stimulates the same brain regions in humans, guinea pigs, and macaque monkeys.
According to a new study, negative interactions on social media may increase feelings of loneliness and social isolation in young adults.
Researchers report the posterior parietal cortex may be implicated in the movement of our hands.
Transcranial vagus nerve stimulation could significantly improve a person's ability to learn the sounds of a new language. The non-invasive stimulation technique could have positive implications for boosting other types of learning also.