Zebrafish point to an ancient origin of sleep

As one of those people who REALLY love to sleep -and doesn’t get close to enough…

Another type of spatial neuron found

First of all, I don’t want to mean that a neuron was found in space, but…

24-hour fasting to rejuvenate your intestines

One of the most studied, most promising avenues for improving what is known as “healthy” aging…

When two forces join to make imaging brains more amazing than ever!

About a week ago the journal Science showed in its cover an amazing image of a…

25 genes to make humans long lived primates

Recent research by a collaborative research network including researchers in Spain and the UK has found…

Scientific fraud on the rise

If there is one worrisome fact about science in the here and now, it is this:…

Human adult neurogenenesis, yes or no?

While I was at school it was almost a dogma that you’d not get a neuron…

Humans, the non-sleeping primates

As a recent mom, I can attest to the fact that at least some humans don’t…

The smell of Alzheimer’s

Diagnosis is one of the trickiest steps in disease management for many diseases, ranging from some…

Alternatives to caloric restriction for increased lifespan

In a previous article we discussed the principles behind caloric restriction as a means towards increasing…