violin

Can Music Education Help Level The Playing Field Between Rich And Poor Students?

By | Tue, 09/02/2014 - 17:37

A recent study suggests that an effective way to help bridge the gap between rich and poor student academic performance is by communities offering public music programs.

MRI

Certain Regions Of 'Alpha Male' Brains Are Bigger And More Connected

By | Tue, 09/02/2014 - 16:04

For dominant monkeys, some brain regions were found to be larger and more connected than that of their subordinate peers.

Obesity

Blocking The Hunger Nerve Could Help Fat People Lose Weight, But There Are Caveats

By | Tue, 09/02/2014 - 16:00

A new device that targets the vagus nerve, which is responsible for hunger, may help severely obese people lose weight.

alcohol

Let’s Settle This Once And For All: Does Alcohol Kill Brain Cells? [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 09/02/2014 - 15:04

Does alcohol really kill brain cells or is this just a decades-old scare tactic?

prostate cancer

New Prostate Cancer Screening Method Is Non-Invasive And Accurate

By | Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:50

The dreaded gloved finger could become a relic of medical science if a new detection method reaches clinical use.

laser

From Baldness To Brain Surgery: A Future With Lasers

By | Fri, 08/29/2014 - 16:54

One by one, in clinical settings, lasers are knocking down the need for knives, testing strips, and hair transplants.

military

Researchers Suggest Marching In Unison May Make Men More Prone To Aggression

By | Fri, 08/29/2014 - 16:12

Researchers from UCLA conducted a social experiment to see how men felt when marching in unison, and turns out they feel pretty much invincible.

Man gets 3D printed titanium mesh implant

Man With Half Skull Gets 3D-Printed Titanium Mesh Implant [VIDEO]

By | Fri, 08/29/2014 - 14:58

A Chinese man with half a skull has received a 3D-printed titanium mesh implant to learn how to speak and write again after a tragic fall 10 months ago.

imagination

Scientists Discover How To Watch Imagination In Real-Time

By | Fri, 08/29/2014 - 14:30

Memory and imagination both rely on the hippocampus. However, each mental process elicits its own pattern of neural function within that brain region.

Stem cell cultivation

Scientists Learn How To 'Expand' Blood Stem Cells

By | Fri, 08/29/2014 - 14:00

The new discovery by CU scientists could be a major breakthrough in developing regenerative therapies for cancer, diabetes, sickle cell anemia, and lupus.

brain

Electricity To The Brain Can Improve Memory, But Don’t Expect This Treatment To Be Available Just Yet

By | Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:55

A study suggests transcranial magnetic stimulation may one day lead to effective treatment of a variety of memory-loss related conditions.

anger face

How Our Faces Evolved To Express Anger

By | Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:05

Each separate component of the universal "anger face" suggests greater physical strength, which in turn increases an angry person’s bargaining power.

Face scan

Doing 'Facetime' Can Now Help To Predict Your Heart Health

By | Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:34

A new technology called videoplethymography can be used to detect atrial fibrillation by simply taking face scans.

bloodvessels

This Is What Cocaine Does To Your Blood Vessels [PHOTOS]

By | Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:56

A new imaging technique gives scientists unprecedented access to observing blood vessels in the brain.

jaundice

This Smartphone App Can Detect Jaundice In Newborn Babies

By | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 16:57

For parents who want to check for jaundice in their newborn at home, a new smartphone app can be of assistance by identifying blood bilirubin levels.

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