A new study using light to target and stimulate specific neurons in lab rats trained to drink much the way human binge-drinkers do finds the rodents "flat out stopped drinking."
Scientists in London conclude that smoking your favored leaf cools down your dopamine-synthesis skills. Their initial hypothesis was that pot contributed to psychosis, which they now doubt.
Researchers turned skin cells from Parkinson's patients into brain cells and used them to untangle the workings of one form of the disease.
ScareHouse taps into neuroscience to take the experience from spooky to psychological thriller. Some visitors get so freaked they end up using their safe word.
A five-year study out of the University of Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology demonstrates that a simple chemical cocktail can revive the "innate intelligence" of the spinal column in rats.
Studies show that Internet porn images are so desensitizing that many men in their 20s believe low libido is "normal."
A team from Harvard -- where else? -- delves deep into the emotions that surround "self-disclosure." The conclusion is that it is positively orgasmic.