Our Tactile Brain
Mark Rowe describes how we are wired to transmit and process an
extraordinary array of sensory inputs with remarkable sensitivity
Extrovert or Introvert?
Yvonne Tran, Ashley Craig and Paul McIsaac examine brain activity
to determine differences in personality.
John Bradshaw looks to conjoined twins for evidence that identical
perceptions can be shared.
Sulfates Role in Autism
Daniel Markovich explains the possible role of the mineral sulfate
in human disorders such as autism, growth retardation and reduced
Sweet Key to Learning
Ruani Fernando describes how an enzyme involved in glucose regulation
may be central to understanding the molecular mechanism behind
learning and memory.
Does Your Brain Rule Your
Clive May explains how the brain responds to heart failure.
Treating Brain Disease and Injury with Adult Neural Stem Cells
Natalie Bull says that the real possibility finally exists of
using the brain to heal itself using adult neural stem cells.
When and Where Does Schizophrenia
Affect the Brain?
Christos Pantelis reveals that abnormal brain changes occur
around the time of the first emergence of symptoms in patients
Banking on a Cure for Motor Neuron Disease
A tissue bank storing brain, spinal cord, blood and cerebrospinal
fluid has joined mice and zebrafish as important tools in Surindar
Cheemas quest for a treatment for motor neuron disease.
Clues to Alcohol-Seeking Behaviour
Andrew Lawrence describes which parts of the brain may be important
in the development and treatment of alcoholism.
Brainstorming New Epilepsy Treatments
Steven Petrou says the creation of mice with the same epilepsy
mutation as humans may lead to better drugs with fewer side-effects.
Patagonian Pirates Stall Coalition of the Willing
Simon Grose reports that international efforts to ensure the sustainability
of Patagonian toothfish are being stymied by government and corporate
Beware of Techno-hype!
Theres too much haste and spin and too little mature
reflection on the consequences and desirability of what scientists
study, says Geoff Davies.
New Species Already
Origins of Life
Quantum Leap for Computing
Virtual Exercise: No Pain, Some Gain?
Drug Offers Hope for Arthritis
Iceman Close to Home
New Jellyfish Found in East Timor
Vaccine Hope for West Nile Virus
Soil Practices Capture Carbon
Hyshot Funding Boost
Setback for Wallaby
Set the Clock for Rock Daters
Support for Basic Research
Warming to Devastate Wet Tropics
In-flight DVT Massage
Placid Cows Taste Better
Poo DNA Tracks Endangered Species
Menstrual Injury Link
Limestone Warning for Perth Suburbs
Cool Scientists Awarded
Hair Analysis Clues to Toxin