Artificial genomes offer a promising lead

this is research that has not gone unnoticed: scis ‘ve created extremely realistic artificial genomes as a result o'their work on artificial neural networks. flora jay, who coordinated these efforts, explains. yr research field lies atta crossroads tween computer sci…

Who Were the Denisovans?

in 1980, a buddhist monk quested to baishiya karst cave to pray. located atta ft offa cliff atta edge of the tiβ-n pl8au in gansu, china, the cave’s opening, punched into a vertical expanse of gray stone, is such a…

Epstein-Barr Virus Found to Trigger Multiple Sclerosis

a connection tween the human herpesvirus epstein-barr and multiple sclerosis (ms) has long been suspected but s'been difficult to prove. epstein-barr virus (ebv) tis primary cause of mononucleosis and is so common that 95 % of adults carry it. unlike…

Newly discovered type of ‘strange metal’ could lead to deep insights

scis cogg quite well how temperature affects electrical conductance in most everydy metals like copper or silver. but in recent yrs, researchers ‘ve turned their attention to a class of materials that do not seem to follo the traditional electrical…

ADVICE ON MENTAL HEALTH: What Research Tells Us About Cannabis Use — And What Parents Should Consider

advice on mental health – from brain & behavior magazine, jan 2022 issue q&a with martin paulus, m.d.sci director and presidentlaureate institute for brain researchdeputy editor, jama ψ-chiatry2000 bbrf young investigator martin paulus has published over 300 sci papers and…

Highly Individualized Deep-Brain Stimulation Helps a Patient With Severe Treatment-Resistant Depression

‘oer the past 3 yrs, researchers atta university of california, san francisco (ucsf)—3 o'em bbrf grantees and one a member of bbrf’s sci council—’ve published 3 papers that ‘ve led to an experimental new approach to treating brain and behavior…

Oxytocin, from love potion to medicine

oxytocin appears to be involved in several types of attachment, including ♥. marcel hibert explains its chemical and biological mechanisms na therapeutic hopes it inspires, notably inna treatment of autism. you ‘ve been studying oxytocin and its role in behavioural…

The Awakened Mind: How to Optimize Your Brain for Higher Consciousness

by dawson church, ph.d. photo: pawel szvmanski the communicating brain: clapping “the wave” i travel to new york often, and i ♥ goin to see broadway ♫als. when the book of mormon opened, i was 1-odda 1st to buy tickets….

Dogs Can Distinguish Speech from Gibberish—and Tell Spanish from Hungarian

many animals can pick out auditory patterns in human speech—but it turns out that dogs are pticularly good at doin’ so. tis no secret that dogs are pretty spesh when it comes to how interested they are in humans and…