By Shweta Iyer | Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:00
The discovery will provide new insights into this rare form of cancer, as well as other kinds.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 08/21/2014 - 09:50
Introverts and extroverts aren't always that drastically different, but research has shown that differences in their brains do exist.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 17:10
By using a special "deep sequencing" technique, scientists have identified somatic mutations affecting only a percentage of cells in patients with brain disorders.
By Chris Weller | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 15:37
It's easy to forget the complex system of bells and whistles inside your body. X-rays can help shed an invisible light.
By Dana Dovey | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 15:32
A team of doctors have recently published a paper calling for the end of clinical trials for alternative healing treatments such as reiki, a suggestion that reiki practitioners describe as disappointing but not hindering.
By Ben Wolford | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 14:00
Botox has proved useful against a wide array of ailments. Now scientists are searching for ways it could help cure cancer.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54
A team of geneticists discover how a subset of miRNAs plays a key role in differentiating male and female tissues in the fruit fly.
By Shweta Iyer | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:17
Loss of sleep in the elderly and patients with Alzheimer’s occurs due to the loss of a group of inhibitory neurons that promote sleep.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 08/19/2014 - 16:56
Omote combines a projection mapping system and real-time face tracking to generate any illustration on a model's face.
By Chris Weller | Tue, 08/19/2014 - 16:37
Gaze-tracking ability is something nearly all humans are born with, but new research could help illuminate the challenges of autism.
By Chris Weller | Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:25
With the help of 3D printers, doctors can now produce an FDA-cleared replica of a patient's missing skull or jawbone.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 08/18/2014 - 15:10
Surprisingly, staff members in a passport office had a 15 percent error rate when matching people to their passport photos — the same as university students untrained in the job.
By Dana Dovey | Mon, 08/18/2014 - 14:27
During childhood, we go through a transitional stage where the brain creates new memory pathways when learning math skills. Failure to do this when young could mean you will forever struggle to solve simple equations.
By Samantha Olson | Sun, 08/17/2014 - 18:27
Smokers with low education levels put themselves at a dangerous risk of stroke, especially since they usually have high blood pressure too.