Blue light can stop you from sleeping, and a Swiss team of researchers have now confirmed that this includes television screens.
Brain researcher Gerald Hüther says children are born with a whole host of potential neural pathways.
A British pharmaceuticals company has announced it will seek approval for the first vaccine against malaria in 2014. If it works as hoped, the substance could prove a milestone in the treatment of this tropical disease.
Jet-lag and dried-out mucous membranes are just some of the uncomfortable side-effects of long-haul air travel. Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute are working to counter these problems .
Just pop a pill and you're suddenly at the top of your game - that's a dream fueled by the widespread global abuse of drugs that claim to enhance mental performance.
An increasing number of antibiotics is proving less effective and developing new drugs is not lucrative for the pharmaceuticals industry.
At the German sports college in Cologne, neuroscientists are examining how far exercise and sports can contribute not just to physical fitness but also to mental health.
When do humans begin to think? At the Baby Lab at Potsdam University, researchers are studying the ability of small children to think abstractly and predict actions.
Our studio guest is Alexander Kühn, a Berlin-based bioinformatician
Scientists from five Fraunhofer Institutes have developed a method to produce artificial blood vessels in a laboratory - using a 3D printer!
Researchers from Munich are trying to find out how the molecular transfer between fat cells, the pancreas and the brain works.
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