Probiotics for the brain? Study could pave the way for anti-stress injections

A recent paper shows that a particular bacterium can encourage a rodent’s brain into a state that resists inflammation, paving the way for probiotic immunizations to treat stress-related mental disorders…

Addicted to sugar? Neuroscientists could soon reprogram your brain to hate it

Imagine if you could reprogram your brain to no longer crave sugar? That’s a possibility hinted at by neuroscience research coming out of Columbia University. That might conceivably be used…

Clever new method solves VR’s ‘infinite walking’ problem by tricking your brain

By exploiting an involuntary eye movement that humans use to orient themselves in physical space, a new VR project could make infinite walking in virtual reality a real thing. Here’s…