2016 has just begun but it has already been a fantastic week for science news. Researchers have discovered an ancient stomach bug in the remains of Otzi the Iceman, the creators of the popular “brain training” Lumosity were fined $2 million for unsubstantiated claims, and doubts have been cast on the old adage that you are […]Read more "The Science Week in Review: January 1-10"
“We may not be able to agree on what to do but we can agree that what we’ve got now is the worst possible option.” Dr. Robert Kinscherff’s words hung heavy in the air of an overstuffed room at Harvard Law School on Monday, September 28, 2015 for a panel on the “The Promises and […]Read more "The Troubled Teen: Adolescent Neuroscience in the Courtroom"
Promising New Stroke Therapy Comes from Inhibition of miR-155: Imagine a treatment preventing further cell death in the brain following a stroke. Then throw in some anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory effects as an added bonus. Sound too good to be true? Dr. Tamara Roitbak from the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of New Mexico Health […]Read more "Live Better after Stroke, and Fight Cancer Too"