A new study links viral infections including mononucleosis and pneumonia experienced during adolescence with an increased risk of developing multiple sclerosis.
In the absence of neural activity, BDNF expression can still be activated. The findings shed light on how therapeutic ketamine used has an antidepressant effect and how it works in both the long and short term.
The habenula relays external information, such as sight and smell, along with internal states associated with emotion and learning to brain regions that govern adaptive behaviors.
Researchers have successfully replicated an entire, viable glioblastoma brain tumor via 3D bioprinting. The bioprinted tumor includes a complex system of blood vessel-like tubes through which blood cells and drug molecules can flow, simulating a real tumor.
MIT researchers have developed a new, lightweight robotic hand that provides tactile feedback and is dexterous enough to perform tasks like zipping a suitcase and pouring juice.
A newly developed speech neuroprosthesis has restored a voice to a severely paralyzed man. The technology translates signals from the brain to the vocal tracts, generating words on a screen.
Individuals with dark triad personality traits, including narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy, combined with feeling schadenfreude, taking pleasure from the misfortune of others, are more likely to indulge in internet trolling.
Study confirms stress can accelerate premature graying of hair, but there is hope. Reducing stress helps to restore some of your natural color.
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Combining deep learning algorithms with robotic engineering, researchers have developed a new robot able to combine vision and touch.