Brain

Deciphering the Parkinson's disease puzzle

Aug. 15, 2018

Researchers are working to unlock the secrets of Parkinson's disease and make life better for its sufferers.

Boys skateboarding by a graffiti wall

Risk-taking, antisocial teens 5 times more likely to die young

Aug. 9, 2018

Adolescents with serious conduct and substance use problems are five times more likely to die prematurely than their peers, with roughly one in 20 dying by their 30s, according to new research.

Rachael Kaspar and friend reveal the bees

Pushing Boundaries: Honeybee hive-mates influenced to fan wings to keep hive cool

Aug. 2, 2018

Honeybees fan their wings to cool down hives when temperatures rise, but a new study suggests older honeybees influence the fanning behavior of younger bees.

cat inside briefcase

This cat-borne parasite might just make you more entrepreneurial

July 25, 2018

Infection from the globally prevalent parasite Toxoplasma gondii may increase a person’s likelihood of pursuing entrepreneurial and business-related activities.

Police tape

Murder rates highest in countries that lack due process

July 16, 2018

Governments that do the best job protecting the rights of the accused have the lowest murder rates, while those that neglect due process have the highest rates.

Alarm clock

Early birds less prone to depression

June 15, 2018

Even after accounting for environmental factors like light exposure and work schedules, one's sleep-wake preference appears to mildly influence depression risk.

Daniel Youmans and Tom Cech

Researchers peer inside cells to spy on cancer's on-off switch

June 13, 2018

New CU Boulder research uses state-of-the art imaging to study how one specific protein cluster can help fuel cancer.

Smart phone

Squashing cyberbullying: New approach is fast, accurate

June 11, 2018

Researchers have designed a new technique for spotting nasty personal attacks on social media networks like Instagram.

Microbacterium vaccae

Is an immunization for stress on the horizon?

June 6, 2018

Immunization with beneficial bacteria can have lasting anti-inflammatory effects on the brain and fend off physical and behavioral changes that can result from stress, according to new research.

Gia Voeltz

Cellular cartographer Voeltz named HHMI investigator, granted $8 million

May 23, 2018

Intro-to-biology textbook images are changing because of her work. Now, Gia Voeltz joins the ranks of researchers named Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators, an honor that comes with $8 million to take her research wherever it may lead.

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