UCSF Opioid pills

Researchers develop safer opioid painkiller from scratch

New compound, tested in mice, could reduce overdoses and possibly curb addiction.

UC Berkeley Zinca

How search-and-rescue dogs find you

A neuroscientist on the olfactory secrets that transform certain animals into superior trackers.

Sting UC Santa Barbara

Inside the mind of Sting

Why every little thing he does is magic.

Roopa Grewal UCSF

The key to effectively treating mental illness? Eliminate the stigma

Viewing mental health through the lens of neuroscience can help more people get treatment.

Neural dust UC Berkeley

'Neural dust' could treat the body from inside

On the horizon: wireless, batteryless implants for monitoring organs and improving prosthetics.

Great works of art can remind students the brain is the home of memory, emotions and sometimes devastating illness.

Literature and film help teach students to understand the brain

Course combining anatomy, history and humanities provides interdisciplinary approach to studying neuroscience.

UCLA immunotherapy

UCLA researchers develop immunotherapy to treat advanced brain cancer

Findings could lead to promising new treatments for people with glioblastoma.

UC Davis cochlear implant

How cochlear implants help profoundly deaf children

UC Davis studies how shifts in brain function due to deafness could be used to improve hearing aids.

A UC Irvine poll found that water polo goalies experienced more concussions than other players, especially during practice sessions.

Concussions prevalent in water polo, first-of-kind survey finds

UC Irvine study points to need for more head protection during practice, further research.

UC San Diego neurons

Human brain houses diverse populations of neurons, new research shows

UC San Diego isolates 16 subtypes that could help identify disorders from Alzheimer's to depression.