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Blood inflammation link with depression could lead to new treatments

The biological and psychological causes of depression are an enduring medical mystery, but a new study claims that inflammation of the blood could be …

Depression

The Science of Why We Cry and the Three Types of Tears

What stress hormones have to do with the social machinery of sympathy.<p><i>“If you need to cry you should cry,”</i> Maira Kalman wrote in her marvelous philosophical children’s book. But what is it, exactly, that makes us need to cry and are all tears created equal? That’s what the TED-Ed team explores in …

Is human cloning here? Chinese scientist ready to clone people at his ‘replication factory’

The Chinese scientist who led the development of the world’s first cloning factory says he is now ready to replicate humans. His only fear is that …

Doctors Could 3D-Print Micro-Organs with New Technique

Gone are the days when 3D printers merely built plastic trinkets — scientists say 3D-printed structures loaded with embryonic stem cells could one …

3D Printing

Fish Could Be Conscious and Have Emotions

<b>Researchers from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, together with scientists from the universities of Stirling and Bristol, have observed an</b> …

Neuroscience

Astronomers just saw a black hole blow something incredible into space with tremendous force

Until now, astronomers could only theorize.<p>But after an exciting observation recently announced in the journal Science, an international team has witnessed first-hand the violent battle between a sun-like star and supermassive black hole — and its incredible aftermath.<p>What they observed is an …

Universe

Should We Be Editing Human DNA?

Ever since the structure of DNA was discovered in 1953, our constantly evolving understanding of it, and our application of this knowledge, has …

A Better Understanding of Depression

<b>A new scientific model that incorporates the myriad drivers of depression could lead to more precise treatment for an illness that affects 350</b> …

Neuroscience