• What happens when you don’t get enough sleep

    Sleep deprivation can cause a lot more problems than just feeling cranky in the morning.

    Sleep deprivation Many of us have experienced the effects: feeling tired and cranky, or finding it hard to concentrat...

    Biology November 23, 2021
  • Brain buster

    Genes help explain differences between Neanderthal and human brains.

    Researchers have identified a mutated gene that appears to be responsible for a large disparity between Neanderthal a...

    Anthropology February 12, 2021
  • The shape of colour

    Patterns in the brain are specific to what you see.

    The age-old question of whether we all see colour the same may now have an answer.Researchers at the National Eye...

    Body and Mind November 17, 2020
  • Understanding how brains fold and misfold

    Study offers new genetic insights into a critical process.

    Australian and Swiss researchers say they have new clues to how a baby’s brain folds as it develops in the womb, a pr...

    Biology July 2, 2020
  • Partner Content

    Hangovers do more than make us feel sick

    They can reduce our brain function too.

    It's the morning after a big night out. Not only do you feel sick, but it feels like you can't think straight either....

    ASC Edits August 5, 2019
  • Monkeys can analyse social interactions

    Process social interactions between other monkeys.

    A new dimension to our deep evolutionary connection with rhesus macaques – “old world” monkeys – was revealed after r...

    Biology May 18, 2017
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