Atomic-level motion may drive bacteria's ability to evade immune system defenses
Deep brain stimulation provides long-term relief from severe depressions
Hidden lakes drain below West Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier
The same brain-chemical system that mediates feelings of pleasure from sex, recreational drugs, and food is also critical to experiencing musical pleasure, according to a study by McGill University researchers published today in the Nature journal Scientific Reports.
Many lizards can drop their tails when grabbed, but one group of geckos has gone to particularly extreme lengths to escape predation.
Peroxide ingestion, promoted by alternative medicine, can be deadly
Mindfulness meditation training lowers biomarkers of stress response in anxiety disorder
Using the largest set of radiocarbon dates ever obtained from a single Maya site, archaeologists have developed a high-precision chronology that sheds new light on patterns leading up to the two major collapses of the ancient civilization.
Surgical site infections are the most common and costly of hospital infections
Using 'fire to fight fire' to combat disease could make it worse, tests show
Researchers map how the brain processes faces from sight to recognition
Jawing away: Bahama pupfish study identifies candidate genes driving food-niches
Artificial leaf as mini-factory for drugs
Pregnancy leads to changes in the mother's brain