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Two robotic arms—a fork in one hand, a knife in the other—flank a seated man, who sits in front of a table, with a...

The regenerative potential of mammalian peripheral nervous system neurons after injury is critically limited by their slow axonal regenerative rate1. Regenerative ability is influenced...

Hypothalamic AgRP neurons are shown to control peripheral and central levels of lysophospholipids in association with food deprivation, which leads to cortical excitability, hyperphagia...

The largest monkeypox virus (MPXV) outbreak described so far in non-endemic countries was identified in May 20221-6. Here, shotgun metagenomics allowed the rapid reconstruction...

Breathing in polluted air could lead to toxic particles being transported from lungs to brain, via the bloodstream—potentially contributing to brain disorders and neurological...

A breakthrough in our understanding of Alzheimer’s disease has revealed changes to blood vessels in the brain, potentially presenting a path for developing new...

Itaconate is an immunomodulatory macrophage metabolite. Mesaconate, a structurally similar molecule, is shown to be synthesized from itaconate in inflammatory macrophages and shows similar...

Cambridge researchers studying cognition, behavior and the brain have concluded that people with dyslexia are specialized to explore the unknown. This is likely to...

The precise initial characterization of contrast-enhancing brain tumors has significant consequences for clinical outcomes. Various novel neuroimaging methods have been developed to increase the...

Colorectal, pancreatic, esophageal and stomach cancers—some of the deadliest kinds of cancer—have high recurrence rates where the cancer comes back even after successful surgery...