When the brain’s primary ‘learning center’ is damaged, complex new neural circuits arise to compensate for the lost function, as concluded by life scientists from UCLA and Australia who have pinpointed the regions of the brain involved in creating the alternate pathways — often far from the damaged site.
Researchers have revealed that regular marijuana use is associated with favorable indices related to diabetic control.
Researchers have detected H1N1 virus, that created a worldwide pandemic in 2009, in elephant seals off the coast of central California — the first report of the flu strain in any marine mammal.
Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was found hiding in a boat days after the blasts, left a handwritten message describing the attack as retribution for US wars in Muslim countries, CBS News reported on Thursday.
Scientists have finally succeeded in using cloning to create human embryonic stem cells, a step toward developing replacement tissue to treat diseases but one that might hasten the day when it will be possible to create cloned babies.
The United States remains in armed conflict with al-Qaeda and its affiliates, a fight likely to last a decade or two, senior Pentagon officials told Congress on Thursday in arguing against changes to the 2001 military force law used in the war on terror.
A powerful storm that may have spawned tornados ripped through northern Texas, killing six people and hurting more than 100, media reports said.
In a surprise discovery, Melbourne scientists have found that malaria parasites can `talk` to each other.
The White House has released 100 pages of emails and documents in its latest effort to blunt the Republicans' sharp criticism of cover-up in the deadly attack on the US consulate in the Libyan city of Benghazi last year.
The sun has emitted the third significant solar flare within 24 hours, the strongest X-class flare this year so far.
Having a hysterectomy with or without ovary removal in mid-life does not increase a woman’s risk of cardiovascular disease compared to women who reach natural menopause, says a new study.
A recent research at the University of Missouri has discovered that an individual can indeed successfully try to be happier, especially when cheery music aids the process.
President Barack Obama’s personal popularity may still be holding out, but his administration’s has taken a huge hit in recent days over a string of controversies. Yashwant Raj reports.
The Justice Department is opening a criminal investigation of the federal tax collection agency just as another probe concludes that lax management enabled agents to improperly target conservative groups for extra scrutiny when they applied for tax exempt status.
President Barack Obama seemed to lose control of his second-term agenda even before he was sworn in, when a school massacre led him to lift gun control to the fore.