Neurons worms

The most detailed look yet at an animal's brain

The C. elegans worm may have only 302 neurons, but for the first time, scientists can see them all one by one.

ketogenic breakfast UCSF

How ketogenic diets curb inflammation

UCSF team discovers a key to the diet's apparent effects.

UC Davis oxytocin

Blocking the 'love hormone'

A new study finds that blocking oxytocin works better than Prozac to help stressed mice.

clock reset UC Santa Cruz

Scientists are unraveling the mystery of your body’s clock — and soon may be able to reset it

Whether you're a night owl or a morning lark, circadian rhythms control just about every aspect of your health.

Keepon UC Santa Cruz Leila Takayama

Love 'em or hate 'em, robots are here to stay

Here's how we make them better, says psychology prof.

alcohol UCSF mouse study

New clues for ending alcohol abuse

Blocking a protein in mice causes them to abandon 'problem drinking,' study finds.

emotions map UC Berkeley

Emoji fans take heart: Scientists pinpoint 27 states of emotion

Enjoyable GIFs actually reveal the full range of the human heart.

Rose smell UC

How love leads us by the nose, explained

Neuroscientists ID the roots of attraction.

UCLA virtual reality memory

Fighting memory loss with virtual reality

As featured by Mashable, a UCLA neuroscientist opens the door into an entirely new realm of brain research.

Buddhist monks UC Merced

Summer school for Buddhist monks

Researchers engage in the scientific method at Indian monasteries.

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