Computer scientists followed nature’s lead to develop a similarity-search algorithm that mimics the odor-sniffing circuitry of insects.
Using a synthetic compound found naturally in chocolate and red wine, researchers turn back the biological clock on senescent cells.
The search for the ancient chemical origins of life has a new candidate — a multitasking enzyme that may have set the evolutionary ball rolling.
An experimental gene therapy for a rare skin disease sheds light on the cellular mechanisms that help healthy skin continuously regenerate.
While far from an anti-aging cure, injections of ‘master regulator’ stem cells show promise in fighting symptoms of frailty.
Neuropathology experts warn that finding proof of dementia or trauma in the mass shooter's brain isn't likely to provide a definitive reason for his behavior.
Researchers are cataloging a dizzying number of different cell types from living brain tissue to help develop treatments for Alzheimer’s and other nerve disorders.
The findings will help wildlife biologists develop better population models and strategies for protecting endangered species.
The method, which can grow tens of millions of active neurons in just a month, would allow researchers to test thousands of new compounds that might treat neurodegenerative diseases.
Research into the so-called nocebo effect sheds light on the complicated mind-body connection behind our perception of pain.