Reading code activates a general-purpose brain network, but not language-processing centers.
Textual analysis of social media posts finds users' anxiety and suicide-risk levels are rising, among other negative trends.
Research suggests that aging affects a brain circuit critical for learning and decision-making.
Using magnetic nanoparticles, scientists stimulate the adrenal gland in rodents to control release of hormones linked to stress.
Carbon nanotubes embedded in leaves detect chemical signals that are produced when a plant is damaged.
Neurons that store abstract representations of past experiences are activated when a new, similar event takes place.
Chemical engineers have developed a way to protect transplanted drug-producing cells from immune system rejection.
An immune molecule sometimes produced during infection can influence the social behavior of mice.
Long-lasting capsule can remain in the stomach and release contraceptive drugs over several weeks.