Cell Press

All about addiction

Addiction is a brain disease that destroys lives, devastates families and tears at the very fabric of society. Effective prevention and treatment of addiction requires a clear understanding of the complex brain mechanisms ...

Feb 23, 2011 4 / 5 (1) 1

The brain as a 'task machine'

The portion of the brain responsible for visual reading doesn't require vision at all, according to a new study published online on February 17 in Current Biology. Brain imaging studies of blind people as they read words ...

Feb 17, 2011 4.3 / 5 (12) 9 | with audio podcast

For stem cells, a way to keep score

Ever since researchers devised a recipe for turning adult cells into cells that look and act like embryonic stem cells, there has been lingering doubt in the field about just how close to embryonic stem cells each of those ...

Feb 03, 2011 not rated yet 0