Just 30 minutes exercise can provide enough benefits…

[caption id="attachment_3735" align="alignnone" width="800"] Even one 30-minute exercise session can improve cognitive function. Flickr[/caption] Evidence has shown that regular physical activity can improve cognitive function and brain plasticity. However, research has been unclear in proving…

Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook…

Rice, the lifeblood of so many nations' cuisines, is perhaps the most ubiquitous food in the world. In Asia, where an estimated 90 percent of all rice is consumed, the pillowy grains are part of almost every meal. In…

Confocal images show expression of the neurotransmitter, acetylcholine (red), and the light sensitive ion channel, channelrhodopsin (Chr2) (green). The merged images (far right) show neurons expressing both acetylcholine and ChR2 (yellow). The top row displays the entire brainstem; the bottom row shows expression at the cellular level.

Using Light to Produce Natural Sleep Patterns

[caption id="attachment_1908" align="alignright" width="300"] Confocal images show expression of the neurotransmitter, acetylcholine (red), and the light sensitive ion channel, channelrhodopsin (Chr2) (green). The merged images (far right) show neurons expressing both acetylcholine and ChR2 (yellow).…