A California study found that pregnant women who live near farms where pesticides are applied had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.
Research on rats suggests the path the brain takes to regain consciousness may be even more sophisticated than thought.
The hippocampus plays an important role both in when memories stay stable and when they're more likely to change.
There's a reason you may have a hard time eating just one Oreo, finds research. Continue reading →
A mutation may have helped humans learn how to create complex speech and language.
It's possible that the disease can be transferred from person to person similar to prion diseases like mad cow disease.
If there's any holiday that comes close to a celebration of the brain, it's April Fools' Day.
The same parts of the brain fire up when someone reads braille and visual letters on a page, suggesting it doesn't break tasks down by senses.
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