It's a provocative -- even astonishing -- hypothesis: Could the same set of genes that explains why chimpanzees are protected from some diseases also explain why humans have big brains?That's what researchers at Stanford University are suggesting.The genes in question control a type of white blood c
Scientists have discovered a molecule in the brain that may help erase the fearful memories that afflict people with post-traumatic stress disorder.The substance, described in an online edition of the journal Science, was found in mice.
Type "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" a few times and you'll probably see at least one letter on screen you didn't expect.That's when your conscious brain says, "Oops!"But it turns out an unconscious part of your brain already knows you screwed up, say researcher
Mathew Webb left a sales job in menswear for a sales job in pharmaceutical drugs 10 years ago and suddenly found himself surrounded by money.As a sales representative for a major drug company, he was expected to entertain doctors two or three nights a week.