New Marker of ALS Outcome Identified

Summary: Using MEG neuroimaging, researchers have identified a new marker that can be used to predict the clinical outcomes for those suffering from ALS. Source: Human Brain Project A study by Human Brain Project (HBP) researchers has identified a new ...

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While we had been expecting a follow-up October Apple event focused on Mac and iPad announcements, it sounds like we might not be getting another event after all. Instead, the pending updates in those product segments could be considered minor ...

Why Do Some Kids Take Bigger Risks Than Others?

Summary: A parent’s wealth and social status can influence a child’s risk-taking behaviors. Source: Boston University Some kids are risk-takers. Others tend to play it safe. Are these differences simply based on personality, or do children’s environments help shape their ...

People With Glaucoma Are at Significant Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Summary: People with normal-tension glaucoma are at increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, researchers say. Source: AAO A large, nationwide study from Taiwan shows that people with a specific type of glaucoma, called normal-tension glaucoma, are at high risk for ...

Superager Brains Contain ‘Super Neurons’

Summary: Neurons in the memory-associated entorhinal cortex of super-agers are significantly larger than their cognitively average peers, those with MCI, and even in people up to 30 years younger. Additionally, these neurons contained no signs of Tau, a hallmark of ...

Traumatic Brain Injury ‘Remains Major Global Health Problem’

Summary: Researchers document traumatic brain injury as a global health problem that affects 55 million people worldwide and is the leading cause of injury-related death and disability. Source: University of Cambridge A new report highlights the advances and challenges in ...

Pupil Dilation: A Window to Perception

Summary: Study reveals how changes in pupil size affect the way we perceive our surroundings. Source: Baylor College of Medicine The eyes are often referred to as the “windows to the soul.” In fact, there is a grain of neurobiological ...

‘Love Hormone’ Oxytocin Could Mend a Broken Heart

Summary: Oxytocin, a hormone connected with bonding and love, could help to heal damage following a heart attack. Researchers found oxytocin stimulates stem cells from the heart’s outer layer and migrates into the middle layer where it develops into muscle ...

Sniffing Out the Brain’s Smelling Power

Summary: In the olfactory system, tufted cells are better at recognizing smells than mitral cells. Tufted cells are one of two parallel neural circuit loops that help the brain process different odor features. The findings shed light on how the ...

Best Apple Deals of the Week: M2 MacBook Air Hits New All-Time Low Price at $1,049, Plus Sales on AirPods Pro and More

This week’s best Apple deals focus on the AirPods Pro, AirPods Pro 2, and M2 MacBook Air, including numerous all-time low prices on these devices. You’ll also find up to 50 percent off discounts on Anker and Eufy accessories on ...

Intel 13th Gen Desktop CPUs: Everything You Need to Know

PC enthusiasts following the gladiatorial match between AMD and Intel for the past few years have regularly enjoyed the fruits of this intense competition. It has led to remarkable changes in the CPU industry, including the addition of more CPU ...

The First Telescope Images of DART's Impact are Starting to Arrive

On September 26th, at 23:14 UTC (07:14 PM EST; 04:14 PM PST), NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirect Test (DART) spacecraft successfully struck the 160-meter (525 ft) moonlet Dimorphos that orbits the larger Didymos asteroid. The event was live-streamed all around ...

How Long Older Adults Will Live Comes Down to 17 Often Surprising Factors

Summary: Researchers have designed a new model of life expectancy that’s based less on disease diagnosis, and more on other factors including cholesterol levels and lifestyle. Source: Duke University A new model to predict the life expectancy of older people ...

Researchers Share Guidelines for Inclusive Language in Autism Research

Summary: In order to make autism research less harmful to the autism community, researchers propose new data-driven guidelines for discussing ASD in their work. Source: Cell Press In the decades since the “clinical” definitions of autism in the 1980s, many ...

Postbiotics Could Deliver Immunity Boost in Your Morning Coffee

Summary: Postbiotics with a morning coffee can help give your immune system a boost, a new study reveals. Source: Griffith University Your morning coffee could now give an added immunity boost, thanks to postbiotics and Griffith University and CSIRO researchers. ...

iOS 16.1 Beta Brings Adaptive Transparency to Original AirPods Pro

The third beta of iOS 16.1 that was released earlier this week expands the Adaptive Transparency feature introduced with the second-generation AirPods Pro to the original ‌AirPods Pro‌. As noted on Reddit, first-generation ‌AirPods Pro‌ owners who also have the ...

Metabolism Linked to Brain Health

Summary: Researchers have identified a link between metabolism and dementia-related brain measures. Obesity related to inflammation, kidney stress, or liver stress had the biggest impact on adverse brain health. Source: University of South Australia Every three seconds, someone in the ...

Unreliable Neurons Improve Brain Functionalities

Summary: Neural silencing periods are not a disadvantage representing biological limitations, but rather an advantage for temporal sequencing identification. Source: Bar-Ilan University The brain is composed of millions of billions of neurons which communicate with each other. Each neuron collects ...

What Is the Effect of Hierarchy on Moral Behavior?

Summary: Powerful hierarchical situations make it easier for individuals to commit harmful actions. The reason for this, researchers say, is because empathy and agency become split across multiple individuals. Source: KNAW Researchers from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience show that ...

Birth Weight Could Help Identify Children at Higher Risk of Psychological Issues

Summary: A child’s weight at birth could determine their risk of being diagnosed with a mental health disorder later in life. Researchers found for every kilogram below average birth weight, the more likely a child was to experience mental health ...

Loneliness Associated With Double the Risk of Developing Diabetes

Summary: Higher rates of loneliness were associated with an increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes during a twenty-year follow-up, a new study reveals. Source: Diabetologia A new study published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of ...

Unraveling the Reward Behavior: The Mechanisms Underlying the Dopamine Signaling Pathway

Summary: The direct phosphorylation of KCNQ2 by ERK occurs through the activation of the dopamine signaling pathway in the nucleus accumbens of mice. Source: Fujita Health University One part of the basal ganglia, known as the nucleus accumbens (NAc), is ...

Camera Comparison: iPhone 14 Pro Max vs. iPhone 13 Pro Max

The iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max introduce some major improvements in camera technology, adding a 48-megapixel lens and low-light improvements across all lenses with the new Photonic Engine. We’ve spent the last week working on an in-depth comparison that ...

Best MSI Laptop Deals: Upgrade Your Laptop This Diwali Season With MSI

With the festive season right around the corner, MSI is offering huge discounts on its powerful lineup of productivity and gaming laptops. You can get the best of processors and graphics cards from AMD and Intel at the most enticing ...

Did the Pandemic Change Our Personalities?

Summary: The COVID-19 pandemic may have altered the trajectory of personality in individuals, especially in younger people. Source: PLOS Despite a long-standing hypothesis that personality traits are relatively impervious to environmental pressures, the COVID-19 pandemic may have altered the trajectory ...

The Unexpected Cells Helping to Shape Young Brains

Summary: During brain development, oligodendrocyte precursor cells (OPCs) contribute to the neural pruning process, helping to shape the healthy development of the brain. Source: CSHL When the brain first wires itself up in early development, it creates more connections than ...

Obesity May Be a Neurodevelopmental Disorder

Summary: Obesity is, in part, determined by epigenetic development in the arcuate nucleus of the hypothalamus. Findings suggest developmental epigenetics plays a significant role in both environmental and genetic influences on obesity risk. Source: Baylor College of Medicine Obesity has ...

A Good Night’s Sleep Is a Tonic to Remember

Summary: Researchers reveal why a good night’s sleep helps boost learning and memory. Source: Horizons Scientists are probing what happens in the brain as people slumber and how they can enjoy the restorative effects of better deep sleep. Everyone suffers ...

What’s in a Word? Identifying Language Disorders Earlier Can Set Children up for Success

Summary: The earlier language disorders in children are identified, the earlier help can be provided to insure fluid language acquisition. Source: Purdue University A child’s first word can be a meaningful milestone for parents. But sometimes, children don’t have to ...

Regularly Exercising With Weights Linked to Lower Risk of Death

Summary: Regular weight training exercise is associated with a reduced risk of death, a new study reports. Incorporating aerobic exercise with weight-based exercise adds to the protective effect. Source: BMJ Regularly exercising with weights is linked to a lower risk ...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids, and in Particular DHA, Are Associated With Increased Attention Scores in Adolescents

Summary: DHA consumption was associated with improved capacity for selective and sustained attention in adolescents, while ALA lowered impulsive behaviors. Source: ISGLOBAL Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is associated with a greater capacity for selective and sustained attention in adolescents, while alpha-linolenic ...

Apple Seeds Seventh Public Beta of macOS 13 Ventura

Apple today seeded the seventh beta of macOS Ventura to its public beta testing group, allowing non-developers to test the new ‌macOS Ventura‌ operating system ahead of its release. The seventh beta comes following the sixth public beta and it ...

Apple Seeds New Public Betas of iOS 16.1 and iPadOS 16.1 With Stage Manager for Older iPad Pro Models

Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming iOS 16.1 update to public beta testers, with the beta coming one week after Apple seeded the second public beta. Apple has also seeded a new public beta of iPadOS 16.1. ...

Lost Judgment PC Performance Analysis

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Upcoming Missions Could Search for Ancient Alien Technology Within the Solar System

Over sixty years ago, the first search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI), known as Project Ozma, was conducted. This campaign was led by legendary astronomer Frank Drake, which relied on the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (GBT) in West ...

Fasting-Mimicking Diet Reduces Signs of Dementia

Summary: Two short cycles of a low-calorie diet that mimics fasting reduced inflammation and delayed cognitive decline in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers report the diet is safe for humans and could help reduce signs of Alzheimer’s. Source: USC ...

Diet High in Guar Gum Fiber Limits Inflammation and Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms

Summary: Diets high in guar gum, a dietary fiber and common food additive extracted from guar beans, limit inflammation and delay the onset of multiple sclerosis in mouse models. Source: University of British Columbia Diets high in guar gum, a ...

Study Probes Huntington’s Disease Protein’s Function in Injured Neurons

Summary: The Huntington’s disease protein huntingtin may have a role external to the neurodegenerative disease. Researchers say Huntingtin is involved in neural injury and regeneration. Source: University at Buffalo In a new University at Buffalo-led study, scientists propose a new ...

Binge Drinking Increases COVID-19 Risk in Young Women

Summary: Women in their 20’s who frequently binge drink had the highest self-reported prevalence of COVID-19 infection among subgroups within a study of alcohol and drug usage during the pandemic. Researchers say the increased infection risk was due to binge ...

Testing Stage Manager on a 2018 iPad Pro With the New iPadOS 16.1 Beta

With the latest beta of iPadOS 16.1 that was provided to developers today, the Stage Manager feature has expanded to the 2018 and 2020 iPad Pro models. We thought we’d test it out on an older ‌iPad Pro‌ to ...

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