More than 2,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, the country`s national health institute said on Saturday, as the disease continues its spread across the Americas.
British researchers have identified subtle differences in the brains of adult males with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The subtle brain differences were found in men who at a very young age had severe problems with communication and social interaction, the study showed.
The WHO had on Thursday issued a warning to all countries, including India, who have the vector of Aedes mosquito, adding that the Zika virus is "spreading explosively" and could infect as many as 4 million people in the Americas.
Just as most of the world's air travel passes through a few major hubs, the majority of information in the brain flows through similarly well-travelled routes, a team led by an Indian-origin researcher from Indiana University has found.
Whether they are growls of anger, the laughter of happiness or cries of sadness, humans pay more attention when an emotion is expressed through vocalisations than we do when the same emotion is expressed in speech.
A study from the French National Center For Scientific Research (CNRS), published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS) journal, has found that we are unaware of our emotional expressions and that our mood can be changed without our knowledge.
If you have an aggressive nature than you should know that Neuroimaging studies suggest that frontolimbic regions of the brain, structures that regulate emotions, play an important role in the biology of aggressive behaviour.