Enzymes, the catalysts of biology, can engulf and break down hundreds of nerve agent molecules per second.
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Scientists invented chemical weapons; some are now working to destroy them. New biomolecular design techniques let researchers design proteins that can destroy nerve agents in bodies.
Neuroscientists are questioning how it is that physical matter comes together to make the mind.
“Fluttering” of butterflies is often a nervous response.
We asked an expert to explain why we get that odd fluttering feeling when we are nervous.
A woman with MS leaves a licensed medical cannabis dispensary in Illinois.
AP Photo/Seth Perlman
There are many anecdotal reports indicating cannabis' beneficial effects for treating MS symptoms, but research with cannabis is difficult to do.
Multiple sclerosis involves the central nervous system, made up of the brain and spinal cord.
Fingolimod is a drug used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease. It is an immunomodulator, which means it works by suppressing the immune system.
There are a few explanations as to why some people faint when they get needles or feel pain.
Most people find the sight of blood or a hypodermic needle enough to cause some discomfort, but why is it that some people faint when they’re faced with them?
Jie Yang (Yunnan University, China)
Scientists have uncovered one of the most detailed and well-preserved nervous system fossils ever found.