Around 100 of specific hair cells in the inner ear, called stereocilia could act as effective biological compass needles, allowing animals to accurately sense magnetic fields around them.
Young men between the ages of 18 and 29 are more likely to believe promoting women's rights threatens male opportunities than older men. Researchers suggest this modern sexism could motivate young men to vote for right-wing radical politicians who promote anti-feminist views.
Researchers have identified an autophagy pathway in hair cells in the ear that's linked to permanent hearing loss that occurs as a result of exposure to aminoglycosides antibiotics in some patients.
Stress can have a detrimental impact on relationships. When feeling stressed, a person is more likely to notice and reflect upon their partner's negative behaviors rather than positive behavior.
A new mortality prediction model for older patients with Alzheimer's disease can help medical professionals and families determine the best course of action for end-of-life care.
Trauma-exposed veterans with PTSD and comorbid externalizing psychiatric disorders, such as substance abuse or antisocial personality disorder are at greater risk for early death.
Researchers have devised a new, non-invasive method for tracking the progression of Alzheimer's disease. The study also proposes removing excess toxic Alzheimer's proteins from the blood could improve clinical symptoms and pathologies of Alzheimer's disease.
By being unable to focus attention, children avoid the "learning trap" adults sometimes fall into.