A biomarker in hair could help diagnose schizophrenia

One of the hardest things when dealing with psychiatric illness is to come up with a…

Why (some) sleepy brains get grumpy

Some people are cool not getting enough sleep. I am, however, not one of those. After…

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…

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…

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…

Potential 2×1 drug for Parkinson’s and Diabetes

There are plenty of examples of drugs that have been repurposed in recent years. For instance,…

Leftie or rightie? Do not look to your brain for answers

What determines being left or right handed? As a scientific question might seem irrelevant, but actually…