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Study analyzes walking movements to detect nervous system disorders

Study analyzes walking movements to detect nervous system disorders

Parents' stress during COVID-19 affected eating habits of children

Parents' stress during COVID-19 affected eating habits of children

Researchers discover that existing drug can enhance memory

Researchers discover that existing drug can enhance memory

People of high socioeconomic status have outsized responsibility to tackle climate change

People of high socioeconomic status have outsized responsibility to tackle climate change

Study examines effects of artificial sweetener on brain activity and appetite response

Study examines effects of artificial sweetener on brain activity and appetite response

Study reveals strong link between infection rates and authoritarian attitudes, governance

Study reveals strong link between infection rates and authoritarian attitudes, governance

Research reveals how plants allocate resources to their microbial partners

Research reveals how plants allocate resources to their microbial partners

Single biomarker in the blood can accurately indicate underlying neurodegeneration

Single biomarker in the blood can accurately indicate underlying neurodegeneration

Study shows why “the brain's memory center” is vulnerable to damage, degeneration

Study shows why “the brain's memory center” is vulnerable to damage, degeneration

Developing a portable tool to detect street drug ‘spice’

Developing a portable tool to detect street drug ‘spice’

Study sheds light on the ability of cannabidiol to reduce pain

Study sheds light on the ability of cannabidiol to reduce pain

Food tastes better if you see it before smelling it, study reveals

Food tastes better if you see it before smelling it, study reveals

Two central metrics of signal detection theory correlate with changes in cognitive fatigue

Two central metrics of signal detection theory correlate with changes in cognitive fatigue

Targeting epigenetic mechanisms to advance pharmacological treatments for alcoholism

Targeting epigenetic mechanisms to advance pharmacological treatments for alcoholism

N-terminal acetylation shields proteins from degradation and inhibits programmed cell death

N-terminal acetylation shields proteins from degradation and inhibits programmed cell death

We must learn that brown fruit is not bad fruit

We must learn that brown fruit is not bad fruit

Study shows how the brain navigates places and tracks someone else in the same location

Study shows how the brain navigates places and tracks someone else in the same location

AI-powered psychological aging clocks interpret psychosocial factors

AI-powered psychological aging clocks interpret psychosocial factors

Researcher develops procedures for defining preclinical stages of Alzheimer's disease

Researcher develops procedures for defining preclinical stages of Alzheimer's disease

CRISPR technique reveals genes that regulate physiological, behavioral changes

CRISPR technique reveals genes that regulate physiological, behavioral changes