Neuroscience

Atomic Force Microscopy May Lead To Detecting Dementia In The Blood

For a pilot study, a team examined blood samples from 50 patients and 16 healthy subjects. Using atomic force microscopy technology, they analyzed the surface of around 1000 red blood cells per person without knowing anything about their state of health.  ...

Article - News Staff - Sep 27 2021 - 3:49pm

People Are Sick Of People- It's Time To Make Robots More Social

It's nice that a robot can fold a towel really, really slowly, but they're going to remain an academic gimmick until they can engage in social interactions. Then they could replace people. If you have spent any time on Twitter, you know people ar ...

Article - News Staff - Nov 4 2021 - 6:25pm

Epidemiologists Link DDT From The 1970s To Modern Autism Diagnoses

DDT was banned by a politician in the US in 1972 and was banned a few years later in Finland, so how can it be causing autism now? The answer is statistics. The same curve that can show autism is linked to organic food can link autism to anything and if yo ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Dec 14 2021 - 4:56pm

Does Learning A Foreign Language Stimulate Cerebral Growth?

The thought that learning language stimulates brain growth may never have crossed your mind, but the truth is that language learning challenges your brain and stimulates it to stay pliable and strong. Regardless of your age, learning a new language can bo ...

Article - Anton Lucanus - Jan 7 2022 - 11:53pm

SARS-CoV-2 Is A Respiratory Virus, But 'Long Covid' Effects In The Brain Are Real

All coronaviruses, and certainly SARS-CoV-2, have become famous as a respiratory virus, but acute COVID-19 infection has been linked to many different organ systems, including the brain, resulting in a wide range of neurological complications with long-las ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 20 2022 - 7:38pm

We Hear Differences Without Listening

Our auditory system is able to detect sounds at an implicit level. The brain can distinguish between even very similar sounds, but we do not always recognize these differences. A new study demonstrated using sound perception during passive listening; when ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 8 2022 - 5:52pm

Why Women Are More Susceptible To Alzheimer’s Disease

Being a woman is correlated to being twice as men to develop Alzheimer's disease, but lacking a scientific foundation for why, epidemiology is limited to noting it on a population level and moving on. A new paper seeks to create a biological hypothesi ...

Article - News Staff - Mar 2 2022 - 11:27am

Bruce Willis Has Aphasia: What Does That Mean?

In an Instagram post, the family of Bruce Willis revealed that the actor has been diagnosed with aphasia, and the cognitive decline resulting means he is stepping away from his acting career. Aphasia is devastating for an actor because all three kinds- Bro ...

Article - News Staff - Mar 30 2022 - 12:47pm

Lower Risk Of Alzheimer’s Correlated To Higher Omega-3 DHA Levels

It's difficult to imagine that a simple dietary intervention could mean less Alzheimer’s disease but that is why observational studies and epidemiology claims are placed into the exploratory pile until science can take a look. A new paper correlates p ...

Article - News Staff - Jun 13 2022 - 9:28am