By studying the genetics of populations infected by the Lassa virus, Jesse Shaprio and his colleagues were able to trace its geographic origin and evolution.
It is important to identify the early indicators of Alzheimer's so that patients can receive treatment as soon as possible.
A giant step towards preventing prematurity, which is the world's leading cause of infant death.
The rewarding effects of endurance activity are modulated by leptin, a key hormone in metabolism. Leptin inhibits physical activity through dopamine neurons in the brain.
Researchers find that the brain cells most at risk in the disease consume unusually high amounts of energy, gradually exhausting and killing themselves.
Temporary visual deprivation shortly after birth induces permanent auditory responses in the visual area of the brain.
While there are many worthy candidates for this honour, only 20 researchers have been selected.
Researchers highlight the important role of inferential confusion and dissociative experiences, which are signs that best predict OCD symptoms.