Gudula Steiner-Junker believes in the healing power of humor. In addition to offering special workshops on laughter, she also pays regular visits to patients at Mainz’s university hospital to help brighten up their day.
Three neuroscientists received the Nobel Prize for medicine: the British scientist John O'Keefe and the Norwegian husband-and-wife team May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser. Here's a chronical summary of the day.
American scientists Eric Betzig and William Moerner and German scientist Stefan Hell share the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing super-resolved fluorescence microscopy. Here's a chronical summary of the day.
Men are said to be better than women at creating maps in their brains. But as the three winners of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Medicine show, even mice have brain cells for navigation.
Most people think of jellyfish as dangerous, blubbery creatures that cause painful stings and are best to avoid. But they’re also seriously adaptable, highly prolific and vastly underestimated.
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