November 2016

Young Human Blood Rejuvenates the Bodies and Brains of Old Mice

Young Human Blood Rejuvenates the Bodies and Brains of Old Mice

Research firm Alkahest presented findings at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in San Diego earlier this week that shows that injecting old mice with the blood plasma from human teenagers rejuvenated their brains "while also restoring some of their youthful energy," IFLScience.com reported. 

Brain Pattern Proven as Unique as a Finger Print

Brain Pattern Proven as Unique as a Finger Print

While the idea that each person has a unique set of connectome - or brain connections - isn't exactly new, new research has confirmed this theory by "developing a new technique to image these connections in greater detail than ever before," IFLScience.com reports. This team of scientists have managed to identify people with 100% accuracy just by looking at their brain connections.

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