A common gene variant associated with short height in peruvians

Like intelligence, height is genetically determined, however there are thousands of genes implicated in height determination.…

How to smell a smell that is actually not there

How can we experience a sensation that is not real? How to mimic a sensory stimulus…

Look at the heart’s brain in 3D

The brain could be said to be an ubiquitous organ. So much so, that in the…

Data heating

I know it might sound really funny, but data heating is more or less what happens…

Trust scientists, trust the experts

Even though that is not exactly what the PEriTiA project is saying, that is my personal…

Genetic risk for Alzheimer’s also predisposes for COVID-19 infection

It seems that the genetic risk of an APOE4 variant in the APOE gene, not only…

Why do (some) animals get tipsy?

Humans are not the only animals with a taste for alcohol. It has been described in…

A mutation could protect from familiar Alzheimer’s cognitive decline

A reported case study in a colombian woman, member of a family carriers of a mutation…

The art of forgetting: microglia eats memories away in mice

As important as remembering, it is forgetting. As Sherlock Holmes said the brain is like a…

High alcohol consumption linked to single brain receptor…in mice

Too much of anything is usually a mistake, when we speak of a substance of abuse…