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Brains are wired for cooperative activity
The brain was built for cooperative activity, be it dancing on a television show, constructing skyscrapers or working in an office, a new study has found.
First brain image of a dream created
Feat opens the door to probing the stuff of nocturnal dramas
Brain circuit helps order memories
Making memories A brain pathway that appears to be crucial in helping us link events that occur close together in time has been discovered by US scientists.
Sex, brain cells and memory loss
A rare and mysterious condition called transient global amnesia is helping researchers understand the anatomy of memory and could be a useful model for Alzheimer’s disease
Gaining Time: Cystic Fibrosis Drug Shows Rapid Benefits
A rigorous study concludes that experimental medication improved lung function and weight gain
Old Cells Advance Aging
By selectively killing senescent cells, researchers can slow the decline of health in aging mice.