Scientific advances in the way doctors diagnose and treat concussions.
Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor
How new and improved sports protection equipment could help in concussion prevention.
Concussions are "functional" injuries -- not something seen in a brain scan or a blood draw but in myriad symptoms arising from altered circuitry in the brain.
New protocols, more societal recognition and advances in understanding and managing concussion have improved safety at all levels of sports.
The vast majority of traumatic brain injuries are concussions. Researchers talk about the problem of these head injuries in sports.
Blood biomarker may tell whether early-stage lung cancer is cured or soon-to-be recurred.
Using science to read the future and find out if, how and when the end is near.
According to experts, it's strong historic investment in basic science, academic freedom for researchers and patience to see results.
Research on fruit flies led to the discovery of the mechanisms behind "circadian" rhythms, and the 2017 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine.
Three American biologists who discovered molecular mechanism behind "circadian" genes share 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
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