A mouse study suggests that the gut microbiome could talk to the brain and influence the animal's social behavior. Researchers believe that this study shows promise in finding treatment for neurological disorders.
Some people find excitement in knowing new things. There is something about studying everything about a topic - from the technical to the literary - identifying its nuances and pouring hours upon hours of reading and studying. This habit is commonly known as being a nerd.
As humans grow older, they lean towards smaller circles of known and trusted friends instead of actively seeking new ones. According to a new study, this behavior is not limited to homo sapiens - finding the same behavior in chimpanzees.
COVID-19 has been a humbling experience. From a frayed pandemic early-warning system to a shortage of personal protective equipment for front-line workers, public health experts have been playing catch up.