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A new study suggests that, by at least one measure, women's brains are biologically younger than men's.
At first, the man couldn't believe his eyes. The icons on his desktop computer were slowly jumping out of his monitor, hovering in the space between him and the screen.
The brain sculpts not only who we are but also the world that we experience. It tells us what to see, what to hear and what to say.
An arrow points right. Turn it 180 degrees, it still points right. Turn it again... it points right.
In the latest example of bacteria being "literally everywhere," scientists appear to have found evidence of microbes living harmlessly in our brains.
A new experimental therapy for Parkinson's disease that involves injecting millions of special stem cells into the brain of patients with the condition is currently being tested in a clinical trial.