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People at risk for suicide don't always show signs of their vulnerability. But a test that can scan biomarkers to predict actual suicidal impulses? While promising, it may go only so far.
Race organizers are concerned after many smartphone-preoccupied participants in this year's race caused foot traffic accidents.
Until now, a condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy -- considered to have played a role in the deaths of former NFL players -- could be diagnosed only postmortem.
What happens when you stick six wannabe astronauts in crammed quarters in the middle of nowhere for months? A NASA-funded study seeks to find out.
Play more video games. Researchers put Super Mario 64 to the test on a small sample of gamers and find it increases gray matter in some areas of the brain.
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.
A truth-detection system being funded by the EU could help distinguish fact from fiction online. Not that the Internet ever lies, of course.
The National Institutes of Health award GE Global Research and the Mayo Clinic a five-year, $5.7 million grant to study imaging tech used to study neurological and psychiatric disorders.
Scientists at the Scripps Research Institute have managed to successfully isolate and remove memories from the brains of mice.
The computer-based tool out of Brown University performs finely tuned acoustic analyses across 80 parameters that reveal details about a baby's health.