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Scientists Paint a New Comprehensive Picture on How Humans Think

It is one of the most fundamental questions in neuroscience: How do humans think? Until recently, we seemed far from…

Watch How Cells Cooperate to Grow Hair, Replace Skin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8nrRlGOKvQ In a little more than a month, the lab of Yale geneticist Valentina Greco has produced three high-profile research papers describing…

Burnt Toast and Dinosaur Bones Have a Common Trait

Burnt toast and dinosaur bones have a common trait, according to a new, Yale-led study. They both contain chemicals that,…

Researchers Find New Pathway to Regulate Immune Response

Researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington have found a potential new pathway to regulate immune response and potentially…

Neuroscientists Identify Brain Activity Pattern Linked to Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia, a brain disorder that produces hallucinations, delusions, and cognitive impairments, usually strikes during adolescence or young adulthood. While some…

Finding the ‘Breath of Life’ in a Silurian Ostracod

A new animal species related to crabs and shrimp, preserved in 430-million-year-old rocks in Herefordshire, England, presents a rare look…

Study Shows Tiny DNA Modification Has Big Impact on Tumors

A simple modification of a DNA base in small areas of the genome may explain why glioblastoma tumors are so…

Dinosaur Egg Color Had a Single Evolutionary Origin

A new study says the colors found in modern birds’ eggs did not evolve independently, as previously thought, but evolved…

New Research Explains How LSD Changes Perception

Psychedelic drugs such as LSD have a profound impact on human consciousness, particularly perception. Researchers at Yale and the University…

Mathematical Relationship Sheds Light on the Rate at Which Cancer Cells Mutate

Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have discovered a mathematical relationship that sheds new light on the rate…

Ancient Parasites Unlock Secrets of Human History

A radical new approach combining archaeology, genetics and microscopy can reveal long-forgotten secrets of human diet, sanitation and movement from…

Dendrites Help Explain the Unique Computing Power of Our Brain

Neurons in the human brain receive electrical signals from thousands of other cells, and long neural extensions called dendrites play…

Scientists Find Missing-In-Action Multiple Sclerosis Genes

An international collaboration led by scientists at Yale has cracked a tough nut in multiple sclerosis: Where are all the…

Drying, Less Predictable Climate May Have Spurred Human Evolution

A progressively drying climate punctuated by variable wetter episodes may have precipitated the transition from our hominin ancestors to anatomically…

Scientists Use Gene Therapy to Successfully Treat Mitochondrial Diseases

Mitochondrial disease is now thought to be the second most commonly diagnosed genetic disease worldwide, and, unfortunately, there are still…

New Identity for the World’s Largest Bird – Vorombe Titan

After decades of conflicting evidence and numerous publications, scientists at international conservation charity ZSL’s Institute of Zoology, have finally put…

Scientists Discover New Species of Giant Dinosaur – Ledumahadi Mafube

A new species of a giant dinosaur has been found in South Africa’s Free State Province. The plant-eating dinosaur, named…

Scientists Reveal the Key to Stem Cell Self-Renewal

Every skin cell on the human body is replaced weekly, with stem cells generating billions of specialized progeny that engage…