Neuroscience in the News

What's going on in the world of neuroscience? What's new? What's happening? With fascinating stories that focus on brain research, this page will keep you informed of the breaking discoveries and events in neuroscience.

[Current Neuroscience News Stories]

Mad Cow Disease Detected for First Time in United States
December 24, 2003

British Regulatory Agency Warning about SSRI Use in Young People
December 24, 2003

Lack of Muscle Protein (UCP-3) May Prevent Ecstasy Hyperthermia
December 9, 2003

Ecstasy (MDMA) Alone Can Kill
December 8, 2003

Link Between ALS and Persian Gulf War Veterans Confirmed
December 4, 2003

FDA Cautions Against Antidepressant Use in Children
November 21, 2003

Hippocampal Neurogenesis Relieves Depressive Symptoms
November 21, 2003

Contagious Yawning
Those who feel for others "catch" yawns.
November 5, 2003

Right Side or Left Side:
Do Snakes Have a Preference for Coiling Direction?
November 5, 2003

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Nets Two the 2003 Nobel Prize
October 17, 2003

Egyptian Conjoined Twins Separated
October 17, 2003

Magnetic Shoe Inserts do NOT Reduce Foot Pain
October 14, 2003

Allen Institute for Brain Science
September 26, 2003

Training Ourselves
Human Brains Become Conditioned to Expect Food
September 26, 2003

Tight Ties Tied To Glaucoma Risk
September 24, 2003

Conjoined Twins Separated - An Update
September 5, 2003

Bloodhounds: King of the Trackers
Tracking Ability of Bloodhounds Tested
September 5, 2003

Wasps Use a "Brainy" Attack to Gather Prey
August 22, 2003

West Nile Virus, Update 2003
August 22, 2003

Hornet Venom Signals Attack
August 15, 2003

Chemists Attack Nerve Agents
August 15, 2003

College Athletes are Unaware of Head Injury Symptoms
August 12, 2003

Antibodies Predict Development of Multiple Sclerosis
August 11, 2003

Should Bodychecking Be Banned from Youth Ice Hockey?
August 6, 2003

Scientists Find Bitter Taste Gene
July 15, 2003

New Test for West Nile Virus Creates a Buzz
July 13, 2003

The Temporal Lobe: Laughing Matter
July 13, 2003

Caffeine and Childrens' Headaches
June 25, 2003

The World Health Organization (WHO) Fights Tobacco
40 Countries Sign Tobacco Treaty
June 25, 2003

Insect Repellents and Killer Bees
June 19, 2003

Video Games May Improve Visual Skills
June 15, 2003

The Face Does Not Lie
Thermal Imaging of the Face Can Detect Deception
June 8, 2003

From Nose to Brain?
A direct pathway may NOT exist
June 8, 2003

Pit Viper Venom Affects the Brain
June 6, 2003

Lead and the Brain
How Much is Too Much?
May 10, 2003

Manatee Senses
April 28, 2003

Neurotoxic Red Tide Kills Manatees
April 21, 2003

Falls and Traumatic Brain Injury: The Elderly at Risk
April 8, 2003

Christopher Reeve Breathes on Own
March 25, 2003

Weeding Out the Genetics of Marijuana Use
Do Genetics Influence Future Drug Use?
March 25, 2003

Ecstasy and the Heart
March 19, 2003

Botox: Helpful for Migraine Pain?
March 17, 2003

Genetics Study Reveals Possible Link Between Autism and ADHD
February 28, 2003

Spiders Use Flower Ultraviolet Patterns to Attract Prey
February 25, 2003

Bicycle Messengers: Daredevils on Wheels
February 23, 2003

Nosing Around the Shark's Nose
February 23, 2003

A Stroke of Luck: Vampire Bat Spit May Yield New Stroke Treatment
January 29, 2003

"Alternative" Cigarettes Not Safer Than Regular Cigarettes
Bidis and Additive-Free Cigarettes still provide a nicotine punch
January 17, 2003

Backpack Injuries and Pain: Behind the Headlines
January 17, 2003

Christopher Reeve Surprises Doctors Again
January 3, 2003

Friday the 13th: Unlucky Only for Women?
January 2, 2003

The Power of Nicotine
Many Americans with severe health problems continue to smoke!
January 2, 2003


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