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After 180 years, new clues are revealing just how general anaesthesia works in the brain
Tracking Protein’s Fleeting Shape Changes
Newly discovered genetic variant that causes Parkinson’s disease clarifies why the condition develops and how to halt it
Elon Musk says ketamine can get you out of a ‘negative frame of mind’. What does the research say?
Gut-brain Communication Turned On Its Axis
Investigating insomnia: our research shows how chronic sleep problems can lead to a spiralling decline in mental health
Dating apps are accused of being ‘addictive’. What makes us keep swiping?
Nearly 2 million Americans are using kratom yearly, but it is banned in multiple states: A pharmacologist explains the controversy
Fibroblasts in the penis are more important for erectile function than previously thought
Bullied teens’ brains show chemical change associated with psychosis
SARS-CoV-2 can infect dopamine neurons, causing senescence
Alpha, beta, theta: what are brain states and brain waves? And can we control them?
Brain-machine interfaces… coming soon to a cerebrum near you
New Compound Outperforms Pain Drug by Indirectly Targeting Calcium Channels
2023 Tokyo Tech Challenging Research Award
How hormones and the menstrual cycle can affect women with ADHD: 5 common questions
Excessive heat and its impact on mental health
Experiments provide insights into the molecular mechanism for memory and learning
Astrocyte processing of serotonin regulates olfactory perception
‘Smart drugs’ make you worse at solving complex problems, new study finds
Smoking and weight can impact daily vitamin C requirements
3 reasons you feel hungrier and crave comfort foods when the weather turns cold
Dieting: brain amplifies signal of hunger synapses
Researchers honoured by Australian Academy of Science
Researchers confirm the link between diet, microbiota and mental health
Got splitting headache? it could be all in your genes
Not just mood swings but premenstrual depression
The peculiar history of thornapple, the hallucinogenic weed that ended up in supermarket spinach
Serotonin 2C receptor associated with obesity and maladaptive behavior
Stress hormones could explain rising infections in Norwegian salmon
Ease seasonal affective disorder with exercise routine
Gestational Exposure to Flame Retardant Alters Brain Development in Rats
Does methamphetamine use cause Parkinson’s?
New serotonin findings could help treat depression, anxiety
Synapse-related Genes in Microglia are Changed by Contextual Fear Conditioning
Role of dementia proteins in normal memory
Stem Cell-Derived Model Offers Insights on Gene Activity and Addiction
Genetic Mechanisms of Coral Metamorphosis Identified
Plants Under Anaesthesia
Seizure study first step towards revealing which children are at risk of developing epilepsy
How brain’s blue spot helps us focus our attention
Brain drain: Why do neurons guzzle fuel even at rest?