Research starring brain cells known as astrocytes uncovers a pathway that allows mental acuity to lie alongside sleep deprivation.
Some mice residing in universities (university laboratories in particular) might be smarter than their street savvy counterparts.
New research on mice shows that without an anchoring protein, called ankyrin, muscle cells would shred when used. Yikes.
Surveillance around the clock is offered to schoolchildren and astrophysicists via Internet-linked telescopes girding the globe.
A mirror and massage curtail pain in a case where strong and dangerous pain drugs had failed.
An invasive ecological bad guy may be able to paper over his evil ways and absorb some carbon as well.
Hormones increasingly are shown to affect brain functions, and now they may battle MS symptoms, too.
Researchers analyze oxytocin levels in naked mole rats to better understand their unique social behavior.
Of all the human diseases, you'd think that acne would be an easy one to give mice — not so much.
Scientists are getting a better idea of how coffee might extend human life spans. Hint: It might follow the same path to immortality as eating less.