brain damage

  • COVID Booster: Gut bugs and vaccines

    The five new things science learned about COVID-19 this week.

    1. Gut bugs could influence the severity of COVID COVID-19 is primarily a respiratory illness, but the gut may als...

    Health January 16, 2021
  • New interest in old helmet design

    Protection from shock waves is increasingly important.

    The helmet may be old, but the vision you are looking at is relatively new. Credit: Joost Op 't Eynde, Duke Univer...

    Materials February 17, 2020
  • Woodpeckers sustain brain damage

    Study finds protein associated with concussion and dementia.

    Woodpeckers may be getting brain damage from pecking wood, which adds intriguing possibilities to their role as a mod...

    Birds February 4, 2018
  • Space radiation might affect how astronauts think

    Tests on mice don't bode well for travellers to Mars. Viviane Richter reports.

    Tempted by a trip to the red planet? You need to be “curious” and “creative” says the Mars One recruitment form. Alas...

    Space May 11, 2015