‘Sea Hero Quest’ hides dementia research inside a VR game
The game collects data on spatial navigation skills across different demographics.
Mice brains store backup copies of memories
It's basically nature's RAID system.
Scientists reverse Alzheimer's-like symptoms in mice
Injecting the rodents with RNA fragments helped them live substantially longer, too.
Protein fingerprinting could shed light on Alzheimer's
As well as on Parkinson's and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Flickering LED lights could treat Alzheimer's disease
We're still a ways off from finding out if it's a viable treatment, though.
Brains can recover some 'lost' memories
Electrical jolts can recall short-term
New imaging method reveals how Alzheimer's reshapes the brain
The breakthrough will help scientists understand how neurological disorders affect patients over time.
Doctors breach the blood-brain barrier for the first time
According to researchers, guiding medicine directly into the brain could revolutionize neurological therapies.
ICYMI: Mousetrap for memory, balloon space launch and more
Fancy a ride in a football stadium-sized balloon, out of our atmosphere? 2017 is your year, buddy.