Evolution is usually equated with advancement, but the most useful biological innovations aren’t always found in the “highest” organisms.
Picture this scenario: You and a friend are walking around your neighborhood when you stop at a crosswalk. As you wait, the noises of the world and your internal thoughts […]
Pat Bennett’s prescription is a bit more complicated than “Take a couple of aspirins and call me in the morning.” But a quartet of baby-aspirin-sized sensors implanted in her brain […]
Even though neurodegenerative diseases often strike in middle age or later, patients could have structural differences in their brains that arise before birth.
Using human “mini-brain” models known as organoids, Mayo Clinic and Yale University scientists have discovered that the roots of autism spectrum disorder may be associated with an imbalance of specific […]
In 1906, Spanish scientist Santiago Ramón y Cajal won the Nobel Prize for his pioneering studies of the microscopic structures of the brain. His famous drawings of Purkinje cells in […]