Half-a-billion year old fossilized brain of sea creature defies textbook explanation: Research

ANI | Updated: Nov 26, 2022 22:10 IST Washington [US], November 26 (ANI): According to a new study, fossils of a tiny sea creature with a delicately preserved nervous system solve a century-old debate over how the brain evolved in arthropods, the most species-rich group in the animal kingdom. Combining detailed anatomical studies of the … Read more

The potential of Sofosbuvir against COVID-19 neurological symptoms

On 11th March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the global spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) as the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Despite the discovery of effective COVID-19 vaccines and the subsequent commencement of vaccination programs globally, SARS-CoV-2 infections have been widely reported due to the emergence of new … Read more

Fossils of a tiny sea creature solve century-old debate over brain evolution in arthropods

Fossils of a tiny sea creature that died more than half a billion years ago may compel a science textbook rewrite of how brains evolved. A study published in Science – led by Nicholas Strausfeld, a Regents Professor in the University of Arizona Department of Neuroscience, and Frank Hirth, a reader of evolutionary neuroscience at … Read more

Shocking scans show how debilitating migraines affect the brain

October 25: Health Minister Andrew Little on today’s health announcements. Video / Mark Mitchell Shocking scans have revealed a major clue that could help solve the ongoing mystery of why certain people experience debilitating migraines. A migraine is usually characterized by a moderate or severe headache felt as a throbbing pain on one side of … Read more

Human evolution wasn’t just the sheet music, but how it was played

A team of Duke researchers has identified a group of human DNA sequences driving changes in brain development, digestion and immunity that seem to have evolved rapidly after our family line split from that of the chimpanzees, but before we split with the Neanderthals. Our brains are bigger, and our guts are shorter than our … Read more