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Four years after his death, possibly the greatest mystery famed neuroscientist Ben Barres ever sought to solve has become a bit less opaque.

Four years after his death, possibly the greatest mystery famed neuroscientist Ben Barres ever sought to solve has become a bit less opaque.

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During cardiac surgery, patients’ blood levels of a substance highly predictive of Alzheimer’s disease jumped more than 5-fold.

During cardiac surgery, patients’ blood levels of a substance highly predictive of Alzheimer’s disease jumped more than 5-fold.

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After a lull early in the pandemic, head injury rates for kids are ticking up again. Parents should know what to do if their child gets hurt.

After a lull early in the pandemic, head injury rates for kids are ticking up again. Parents should know what to do if their child gets hurt.

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Stanford neurologist Sharon Sha explains that diet, exercise, cognitive activity and sleep can all boost your brain health.

Stanford neurologist Sharon Sha explains that diet, exercise, cognitive activity and sleep can all boost your brain health.

Lasers, heat maps, fluorescence and real-time imaging help guide surgeons who are developing new ways to enhance precision brain surgery.

Lasers, heat maps, fluorescence and real-time imaging help guide surgeons who are developing new ways to enhance precision brain surgery.

Cellular respiration has a downside: Its byproducts harm the mitochondria that perform this trick, endangering our brain cells.

Cellular respiration has a downside: Its byproducts harm the mitochondria that perform this trick, endangering our brain cells.

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New research suggests why people with epilepsy, even when their seizures are well controlled, report lapses in their ability to think, perceive or remember.

New research suggests why people with epilepsy, even when their seizures are well controlled, report lapses in their ability to think, perceive or remember.

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Researchers have identified five types of concussions, which have different symptoms and initial treatments. All can disturb sleep.

Researchers have identified five types of concussions, which have different symptoms and initial treatments. All can disturb sleep.

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After a bike crash, Anthony Macchio-Young undergoes emergency neurosurgery at Stanford. But that's only the beginning of his journey to recovery.

After a bike crash, Anthony Macchio-Young undergoes emergency neurosurgery at Stanford. But that's only the beginning of his journey to recovery.

Scientists at Stanford have identified a gene key to the formation of a type of toxic protein in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disease.

Scientists at Stanford have identified a gene key to the formation of a type of toxic protein in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disease.

The real question a new study suggests, isn't why some people occasionally experience hallucinations: It's why all of us aren't hallucinating all the time.

The real question a new study suggests, isn't why some people occasionally experience hallucinations: It's why all of us aren't hallucinating all the time.