They might be small, but fruit fly research has led to wide-reaching discoveries in science and six Nobel Prizes!
Have you ever tried and failed to tickle yourself? Learn about how your brain stops you from tickling yourself by expecting what it will feel like.
Just like humans, praying mantids can see in 3D. Studying how their brains accomplish this might help us build machines that can do the same.
Think you have a sweet tooth just because you like the taste? A new study reveals a different reason for why you prefer sweet foods.
Current research is trying to understand how the brain changes when male clownfish transition into females.
Ever wonder why so much of neuroscience is done in animal models? What can animal brains tell us about human brains?
Electroconvulsive therapy is an effective treatment for some people with mental illness, but how does this so-called “shock therapy” affect the brain?
Scientists discovered a new type of rhythmicity in brain activity when rats are in a virtual reality. What does it mean to be in the matrix?
Restoring sight to the blind sounds like science fiction, but a recent study puts us one step closer to making this fantasy a reality.