SARS-CoV-2 Could Infect The Human Brain

Although it primarily impacts the lungs, SARS-CoV-2 could also infect the brain and cause problems there.

Young Chinese Doctors Face COVID-19 Mental Health Toll

A survey of young Chinese doctors has shown evidence of the mental toll faced by healthcare workers during the pandemic.

WEF 2020 Young Scientists Include Eight From Asia

From neuroscience to satellite research, eight scientists based in Asia were honored as part of the World Economic Forum’s Class of 2020 Young Scientists.

CRISPR Helps Find Alzheimer’s-Linked Protein

Researchers have used a CRISPR-based genetic screen to identify a new gene that could regulate the development of Alzheimer’s disease.

Why Gleevec Could Make Kids Hypersensitive To Smell

The gene Abl, a target of the anti-cancer drug Gleevec, is required for the correct development of the olfactory system.

Creating A Comprehensive 3D Map Of The Human Brain

An international consortium of scientists in Asia are using X-rays to obtain a high-resolution 3D map of the human brain.

The Good Kind Of Brain Drain

Vessels at the base of the skull are important for draining waste from the brain and could be involved in age-related neurodegeneration, study says.

The Anatomical Link Between Cognition And Perception In Autism

The posterior superior parietal lobule links behavioral inflexibility and perceptual rigidity in patients with autism, scientists say.

Integrator Genes Play Key Role In Brain Development

Researchers in Singapore have demonstrated that integrator genes help prevent the de-differentiation of neurons in the brain.