Scientists communicate with people while they’re asleep.
Scientists say they’ve achieved an “outlandish” phenomenon, showing that it’s possible to have two-way dialogue with ...
Access to clean big data could help us clear up a raft of COVID-19 questions.
The data is in: children really are less susceptible to COVID-19, and more than 20% of US and UK residents are likely...
Breast cancer focus
Research groups find increased prevalence and suggest earlier screening.
Breast cancer has hit the spotlight. While a global study finds it has now overtaken lung cancer as the world’s most ...
Ketamine shows signs of reducing the desire to suicide.
Ketamine has a wild reputation. It’s used as party drug thanks to its hallucinogenic effect, but it’s also widely use...
Hearts stopped young
Deaths from cardiac disease aren’t just an oldies’ problem.
Sometimes, the heart just stops for no perceivable reason. Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a prevalent hidden killer, ...
Our brains are hardwired with visual working memory.
How do you know where something is when you can no longer see it? Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of...
Tau tangles brains
Toxic leakage of an otherwise useful cell protein leads to Alzheimer’s.
As if Alzheimer’s wasn’t vicious enough, researchers have found the wrong type of breakthrough – a brutal process whe...
How alcohol makes it harder for some people to stop at one or two.
Enjoying a couple of drinks or three can be a great way to unwind, oil the conversation and unleash the inner merryma...
It has an effect, period
Global study finds menstrual cycles are a key driver of women’s moods.
A huge, multi-country analysis of menstrual cycles has revealed their strong influence on individual mood, behaviour ...
Toking takes toll
Whether you start earlier or later, smoking marijuana is unlikely to be a winning move.
More bad news for pot tokers: a study led by the University of Queensland (UQ) has found that regular cannabis use ha...
Eating out: care needed
Risk of HPV-related throat cancer is higher with multiple oral-sex partners.
Seems we need to take care when going down, because the frequency of oral sex might increase the risk of human papill...
Mother’s pre-pregnancy weight can affect son’s reproductive health.
Infertility is a heartbreaking experience that carries a huge emotional toll, and the reasons for it remain elusive o...