Finally, a Way to Read Minds

For now, the technique applies to quantitative thinking (doing math problems and calculating numbers) but the process could launch ways of reading other types of thoughts as well.

Brain’s Own ‘Valium’ Discovered

We’ve known the brain produces its own heroin-like substances since the 1970s.  But what about Valium?  Although researchers have searched for such anti-anxiety chemicals for decades, it’s only now that they may finally have found one.

What medical TV shows get wrong about seizures

Medical TV shows may often be overly melodramatic, but many of the health emergencies they depict do happen in real life. (That is, perhaps, with a notable exception of preventing a bomb from exploding inside a patient’s abdomen, eh hem, Grey’s Anatomy.) And, as a result, when it comes to learning the basics about how to cope should a …