Life Sciences Jan 20
Life Sciences
Cells that clear damage in the brain are less active in alcohol-dependent patients after withdrawal than in models of adolescent binge-drinking. People who have become alcohol-dependent suffer symptoms of withdrawal while abstaining from drink.
Life Sciences Jan 20
Life Sciences

Neuroscientists at the University of Bristol are a step closer to understanding how the connections in our brain which control our episodic memory work in sync to make some memories stronger than others.

Medicine Jan 19
Medicine

Scientists have identified a ‘molecular barcode' in the blood of patients with Ebola virus disease that can predict whether they are likely to survive or die from the viral infection.

Physics Jan 19
Physics

Since its discovery in 2004, scientists have believed that graphene may have the innate ability to superconduct.

Life Sciences Jan 18
Life Sciences

When hospitalised, people can become acutely confused and disorientated. This condition, known as delirium, affects a quarter of older patients and new research by UCL and University of Cambridge shows it may have long-lasting consequences, including accelerating the dementia process.