Reminders of God can make people more likely to seek out and take risks, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
Inflammation - the body's response to damaging stimuli - may have a protective effect against cardiovascular disease, according to a study published in the journal Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology.
A team of scientists has developed a method for identifying clusters of neurons that work in concert to guide the behavior.
Discussion targets changing financial environment for biomedical research.
A study by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators has discovered two groups of neurons that play key roles in social interactions between primates – one that is activated when deciding whether to cooperate with another individual and another group involved in predicting what the other will do.
The new WITec Suite software is now available for all WITec imaging systems. It was specifically developed to acquire and process large data volumes of large-area, high-resolution measurements and 3-D imaging while providing speed, performance and usability.
Study participants inhaled nicotine, yet they showed significantly different brain activity.
Researchers have designed a molecule that, if developed into a drug, could slow the progression of Parkinson's Disease.
Optical features embedded in marine shells may help develop responsive, transparent displays.
A technique developed by researchers has implications for understanding how cancer cells evolve as a tumor grows or how a virus spreads and changes during an infection.
Researchers can precisely control the distribution of liquids suspended within each other.
Findings point to role of natural selection in disease.
A doctor who contracted the deadly Ebola virus and rode the subway system and dined out before he developed symptoms said the media and politicians could have done a better job by educating people on the science of it instead of focusing on their fears.
Scientists have used graphene to target and neutralize cancer stem cells while not harming other cells.
The bill granting the controversial techniques was passed Tuesday by the House of Lords, after being approved earlier this month by the House of Commons.