The High Life
Weed Could Help Prevent Certain Brain Diseases
The existing research is promising, but researchers are calling for more clinical trials in humans.
I Dodged the Gene That Took My Mother's Life
And now I spend my career advocating, pole vaulting and log rolling.
Why Eye Exams Are the Future of Alzheimer’s Screening
Right now there’s no easy way to diagnose the disease.
Covering Your Pancakes in Maple Syrup Could Be Good For Your Brain
According to new research presented at the annual American Chemical Society meeting, antioxidants found in maple syrup may protect brain cells against damage.
These Mice Think They're in a Maze, But They're Really in Virtual Reality
The sooner we can understand how memories are formed, the closer we are to understanding how neurological diseases erode them.
A Treatment for Alzheimer's Might Lie in the Brains of Hibernating Bears
When mammals emerge from hibernation, a protein called RBM3 helps to regenerate connections between dormant brain cells — a process which scientists have now been able to simulate in laboratory mice.
This Is What a Brain Looks Like When It's Forming Memories
Scienists put a tiny camera inside a mouse's hippocampus. Here's what they saw.