By identifying genes that play a role in brain disorders, scientists try to get new insight into the causes of brain disorders, but are they succeeding?
Just last month NASA published a one-of-a-kind twin study, describing what physiological, molecular and cognitive changes could happen to us from exposure to spaceflight hazards. This study proves, once again, the capability of our body to adapt to extreme environments.
Scientists have long assumed that the sounds humans can make are limited by our biology. New evidence shows, however, that it may be thanks to a change in our prehistoric ancestors’ diet that most languages today have ‘f’ and ‘v’ sounds.
While scientists are currently trying to develop treatments that prevent severe near-sightedness in humans, there might be a much simpler solution to the problem: just spend more time outside.
Scientists have collected a convincing amount of evidence that your season of birth might have substantial influence on your health and character for the rest of your life.