Dyslexia affects about 10 percent of the population, and its cause is up for discussion.
Clinical studies of adolescents suffering from depression have shown an interesting connection between early life stress and the immune system.
Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato is a science journalist who writes for such outlets as National Geographic, Everyday Health, and Scientific American. She was the #sciencechat guest on Wednesday, October 23, 2013.
In the middle of the human brain there is a tiny structure shaped like an elongated donut that plays a crucial role in managing how the body functions.
If a war scene, horror flick, or some other negative image appears on the television, older adults will tend to avert their eyes.
In a special #sciencechat we look at some of the facts and figures of the College of Science at Northeastern University.
Nick Polanchik, a rising second year biology major and math minor, was an Orientation Leader over the summer. On Wednesday, August 7, during #sciencechat, he answered questions about what students can expect when they arrive on campus in just a few weeks.
Deanna Church is a staff scientist at the National Institutes of Health where she works on genome assembly. She was a guest of #sciencechat on July 31, 2013 where she talked about how she got interested in her work, the challenges, and the victories.