/ Apr 15, 2015

Report urges ways to stay sharp as our brains age

The brain ages just like the rest of a body, says a new report that urges seniors to take steps to keep sharp. The prestigious Institute of Medicine examined what scientists know about "cognitive aging," changes in mental functioning as we get older. This isn't a ...

/ Jul 26, 2013

Mice are given false memories

Sometime soon, a lab mouse could wake up thinking he had snuggled up to a girl mouse the night before. But he did not. The memory is fake. Japanese and American scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have successfully implanted a false memory into ...