Plants clearly lack brains but does all intelligence have to look like our own?
Most of the time, different parts of your nervous system work in balance. But sometimes things can get out of whack – and that's when you might end up experiencing what medics call syncope.
When nerve cells in the brain pass electrical signals to each other, they create tiny electric fields that can be sensed from outside the skull.
Our everyday lives are full of decision dilemmas. To understand why we make particular choices, scientists investigate how our brain deals with uncertainty.
Pins and needles are a warning to tell us to move our limbs about, because long-term nerve entrapment can cause permanent damage.
There was once a chicken called Miracle Mike who lived for 18 months without a head: it's all to do with nerves.
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.
We asked an expert to explain why we get that odd fluttering feeling when we are nervous.
There are many anecdotal reports indicating cannabis' beneficial effects for treating MS symptoms, but research with cannabis is difficult to do.
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.
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?
Scientists have uncovered one of the most detailed and well-preserved nervous system fossils ever found.