The neurons in your colon don't need to be told what to do.
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Many people tend to look back on the past with "rose-colored glasses," remembering the good times and the good feelings while forgetting the bad.
The researchers have no idea how the memory actually moved from one snail to another, but it happened.
Having a single concussion may increase a person's risk for Parkinson's disease, a new study suggests — but the overall risk of developing the disease still remains low.
The same medication used to save lives by reversing opioid overdoses may also benefit nonopioid users
Biting into the "hottest pepper in the world" sounds painful enough. But for one man, the daring feat resulted in excruciating headaches.
Nectome wants to "back up" your brain before you die, a deadly process. But following backlash, its founders say it has no plans to do so anytime soon.