Confirmed—Fructose Can Increase Your Hunger and Lead to Overeating

fructosePeople everywhere are finally waking up to the indisputable fact that all sugars are not created equal when it comes to the physical end results they create.

Scientists using Continue reading

Vegetative Patient Scott Routley Says ‘I’m Not in Pain’

painA Canadian man who was believed to have been in a vegetative state for more than a decade, has been able to tell scientists that he is not in any pain.

It’s the first time an uncommunicative, severely brain-injured patient has been able to Continue reading

Math Ability Requires Crosstalk in the Brain

IMAGE: Examples of the simple numerical and arithmetic tasks used in the study. Participants were asked to judge whether the numerical operation was correct or not.

A new study by researchers at UT Dallas’ Center for Vital Longevity, Duke University, and the University of Michigan has found Continue reading

What is Your Dog Thinking? Brain Scans Unleash Canine Secrets

Callie wears ear protection as she prepares to enter the scanner. The research team includes, from left, Andrew Brooks, Gregory Berns and Mark Spivak. Photo by Bryan Meltz.

When your dog gazes up at you adoringly, what does it see? A best friend? A pack leader? A can opener? Continue reading