Neuroscience

Whetter baby UCLA

New app tells hearing-impaired parents when and why their baby is crying

Chatterbaby uses artificial intelligence to help determine if baby is hungry, fussy or in pain.

Yanny Laurel UCSF

Yanny vs. Laurel: The science is in

How the perception twisting audio clip was able to set the internet aflame.

David Glanzman with marine snail

Biologists ‘transfer’ a memory between snails

Research could lead to new treatments to restore memories and alter traumatic ones.

UCSF football concussions

Football scuffles, auto injuries may raise risk for Parkinson’s

A shocking new study shows concussion is linked to a 56 percent increase in neurological disease.

Marshmallow UCSF

Overeating? It may be a brain glitch

New approaches seek to switch off the brain patterns that drive overeating. Here's how they could help you.

Hand washing OCD

Helping OCD patients find treatment that works

Brain imaging data may help doctors spot who might benefit the most from cognitive behavioral therapy.

drunk fruit fly

A fruit fly walks into a bar ...

Fruit flies have a drinking culture, too — and it may help us understand addiction.

young blood and neurons

Cognitive benefits of 'young blood' linked to brain protein in mice

Infusing old mice with the blood of younger mice leads to brain rejuvenation. UCSF researchers may now have figured out how.

UC San Diego reach through the screen

New ‘4-D goggles’ allow wearers to be ‘touched’ by approaching objects

Reaching through the screen is about to get more extreme.

UCSF Dena Dubal

Could a protein called klotho block dementia and aging?

Dena Dubal wants to stave off neurodegenerative diseases with a novel approach: blocking aging.

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