Neuroscience

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Blobs of human brain planted in rats offer new treatment hope
Scientists suggest patient’s own cells could be grown in the lab and used to repair stroke or trauma injuries

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

03, Feb, 2023 @9:57 AM

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Three or more concussions add up to long-term cognitive problems, study suggests
Multiple concussions in a lifetime were shown to affect the ability to plan and pay attention, though research also underlined health benefits of playing sport

Donna Lu and Stephanie Convery

31, Jan, 2023 @12:22 AM

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‘A contentious place’: the inside story of Tavistock’s NHS gender identity clinic
Clinicians and young people speak about the pioneering and controversial London facility now facing closure

Libby Brooks

19, Jan, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Attitudes to ADHD have come a long way – but we still have further to go | Letters
Letters: There is thankfully more understanding of the condition than when my daughter was first diagnosed over 30 years ago, writes Judy Evans, while Cal Walters-Davies calls for more support and more positive coverage

17, Jan, 2023 @5:45 PM

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I was struggling to grieve my father’s Covid death – until, strangely, I smelled cigarette smoke
How cigarette smoke – something I’d always been repelled by – finally unlocked my headful of roiling emotions a month after my beloved father died

Dean Burnett

15, Jan, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Scary monsters: how virtual reality could help people cope with anxiety
Guardian science correspondent is put to the test in the panic-inducing VR world of a game that teaches breathing technique

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

13, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Outdoor ice baths are good for us, you say? Let me just check the science on that | Joel Snape
Many of my friends are leaping into wheelie bins full of ice cubes. I will be sticking to indulgence and easy living – and the research is on my side

Joel Snape

05, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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M3gan review – girlbot horror offers entertaining spin on teenage growing pains
Cheekily enjoyable chiller where a devastated girl seems saved by an eerily self-possessed robot companion – but all is not as it seems

Peter Bradshaw

04, Jan, 2023 @6:00 PM

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Scientists develop blood test for Alzheimer’s disease
Scientists say test could replace a costly brain scan or painful lumbar puncture and enable earlier detection of disease

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

28, Dec, 2022 @12:01 AM

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The big idea: does true kindness have to be selfless?
It feels great to give at Christmas. But does that pleasure detract from the good deed?

Claudia Hammond

26, Dec, 2022 @12:30 PM

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After a long career in brain surgery, I’m trying my hand at making doll's houses | Henry Marsh
To my surprise I don’t miss neurosurgery now I’ve retired, but still find joy in making things with my hands, says Henry Marsh

Henry Marsh

25, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Body Am I by Moheb Costandi review – the new science of self-consciousness
What gives us our sense of self? A fresh take on how the brain and body are connected offers answers

PD Smith

07, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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