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Coronavirus Patients Are Reporting Neurological Symptoms

Coronavirus Patients Are Reporting Neurological Symptoms

As case numbers of COVID-19 continue to rise around the world, we are starting to see an increasing number of reports of neurological symptoms. Some studies report that over a third of patients show neurological symptoms.

Scientists Find Evidence That Sheep Can Cause Mad Cow Disease

Scientists Find Evidence That Sheep Can Cause Mad Cow Disease

Researchers think they’ve solved one of the most enduring mysteries of a strange, always-fatal disease that turns both people and cows mad. In experiments with genetically manipulated mice, they found direct evidence that mad cow disease—a condition caused by a zombie-like, brain-destroying protein called a prion—can be caused by contact…

Do Smart Drugs Work?

Do Smart Drugs Work?

If you’re looking to make your brain work better, you have plenty of options. You can start sleeping better, invest in a juicer, spend time at a decent gym. Or—if you’re pressed for time—you can pop a bunch of pills. Amphetamine, in the form of Adderall, has been wiring people…