By tracking brain activity when an animal stops to look around its environment, neuroscientists at the Johns Hopkins University believe they can mark the birth of a memory. Using lab rats on a circular track, James Knierim, professor of neuroscience in the Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute at Johns Hopkins, and a team of brain scientists […]

Study identifies possible biomarker for Parkinson’s disease

Researchers discover that an important clue to diagnosing Parkinson’s disease may lie just beneath the skin. Although Parkinson’s disease is the second most prevalent neurodegenerative disorder in the U.S., there are no standard clinical tests available to identify this widespread condition. As a result, Parkinson’s disease often goes unrecognized until late in its progression, when […]

Boobs, why do we love them so?

Now you’ve moved your eyes away from the above image let’s get to the nitty-gritty! I have to admit a curvaceous woman with beautiful big breasts is always a delight and I know I am not alone. But what is the fascination with those big, bulbous bags of fat drooping from women’s chests? Scientists have never satisfactorily […]

The FaceBook is actually useful after all!

Like you I probably spend far too much time on Facebook. But there are so many interesting pages! LOL Here’s an image from one of my favourite pages ‘I F**king Love Science’ Click the Image to enlarge! Other pages I’d recommend looking up are; Rainforest Expeditions Lodges Neuroscience Research Techniques All Science, all the time […]