Psychology Oct 23
How do we know whether a patient is conscious when he or she is unable to communicate? According to an Inserm study conducted in 127 patients aged 17 to 80, changes in heartbeat in response to sound stimulation is a good indicator of state of consciousness.
Astronomy Oct 23

Induction heating can completely change the energy budget of an exoplanet and even melt its interior.

Medicine Oct 23

People who undergo root canals may soon have a tiny but powerful ally that could prevent infection after treatment.

Medicine Oct 23

Seventy-two new genetic variants that contribute to the risk of developing breast cancer have been identified by a major international collaboration involving hundreds of researchers worldwide.

Life Sciences Oct 23
Life Sciences

Learning and memory are generally thought to be composed of three major steps: encoding events into the brain network, storing the encoded information, and later retrieving it for recall.