Tooth loss may lead to memory decline

The memory and walking speeds of older adults who have lost all of their natural teeth decline more rapidly than in those who still have some of their own teeth, finds research.

Logic, memory combined to build 'high-rise' chip

For decades, the mantra of electronics has been smaller, faster, cheaper. Stanford University engineers, led by an Indian-origin scientist, have added a fourth word - taller.

Memory lapses put highly educated at greater stroke risk

People who have attained a high level of education and also complain about memory lapses face a higher risk of a stroke, says a study, adding that the results apply evenly to men and women.

Toxic nectar affects behaviour of insect pollinators
Toxic nectar affects behaviour of insect pollinators

Natural toxins in nectar and pollen can poison insects and affect their memory, behaviour and reproductive success, researchers have found.

Save files on computer and boost memory

The simple act of saving file on a computer may improve our memory for the information we encounter next, says a new research.

Consistent distraction doesn't affect learning
Consistent distraction doesn't affect learning

A new study has revealed that consistent distraction doesn't hinder learning and inconsistent is the real problem.

Kyle Mills can`t erase memory of World Cup loss to Pakistan
Kyle Mills can`t erase memory of World Cup loss to Pakistan

New Zealand paceman Kyle Mills on Sunday said he cannot rid himself of the childhood memory of the day when Pakistan beat New Zealand in the 1992 World Cup semi-finals and went on to win the trophy.

Brain network behind superior reasoning skills identified

Scientists have found mounting evidence that helps explain how humans have excelled in "relational reasoning" or superior reasoning.

Pakistan, New Zealand dedicate T20 trophy to Phillip Hughes
Pakistan, New Zealand dedicate T20 trophy to Phillip Hughes

Pakistan and New Zealand dedicated the trophy for their two Twenty20 matches in the Dubai starting on Thursday in memory of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes who died last week.

Late-night snacks may damage memory

 Late-night meals may interfere with your memory, a new study has warned.

Drug to reduce side-effects of 'binge drinking' developed

Scientists have developed and tested a drug that could reduce the harmful side-effects of binge drinking.

Gateway to human memory in brain identified

An international team has successfully determined with a level of precision never achieved before the location in the brain where memories are generated.

Mechanism linked to stroke damage identified

Researchers have discovered the mechanism linked to stroke damage and brain function, thus paving the way to develop a new drug target to block brain damage.

Older people learn more than required

A new study has revealed the while older people maintain their mental flexibility, they are unable to filter out irrelevant information like younger people do, as their brains learn more than they need to.

Drinking 3-5 cups of coffee may reduce Alzheimer's risk by 20 percent

A new study has demonstrated that drinking 3-5 cups of coffee might help in lowering the risk of Alzheimer's disease by up to 20 percent.

Exercise and fasting could boost brain's functions

 Exercise along with occasional fasting is good for boosting the brain's neurons, shows a new research.

Daydreaming, reality run in opposite directions

While tracking brain activity in people who imagined scenes or watched videos, researchers have discovered that as people daydream, its path through the brain runs opposite reality.

Blueberries don't improve night vision

 Contrary to claims by health food advocates, researchers have found reason to doubt that the blueberries help most healthy people see better in the dark.

'Brain training' work wonders for the elderly
'Brain training' work wonders for the elderly

 A new study shows that engaging older adults into computer-based brain training can lead to improvements in memory, speed and thinking skills.

Musicians have better long-term memories

 If you are a musician, you have a better long-term memory as a new study has revealed what may be the first links between music expertise and advantages in long-term memory.