Cognitive biases exist everywhere, often without us even realising, and science is no exception. But how can we combat and negate biases within research and why does it even matter?
Mammoths, giant land animals, extinct for approximately 4000 years that roamed our Earth during the last ice age, capable of surviving sub-zero temperatures - is there a chance we will see them again?
One of the challenges in neuroscience is the difficulty in knowing precisely which neurons are firing at any given time but an open source software called CalmAn is providing a much quicker method to analyse large sets of brain imaging data.
Great strides have been made in search for a cure for depression, but now a team of researches, led by Prof Andrew McIntosh of the University of Edinburgh, has discovered over 100 genetic links responsible for depression.