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Scientists find patients' brains 'age' after changing diet

Scientists find patients’ brains ‘age’ after changing diet

Switching to a diet high in fresh vegetables and low in processed foods could do wonders for your biological brain age, according to new research. According to the international team of researchers who conducted the study, a Mediterranean diet high in vegetables, seafood and whole grains appears to slow the signs of accelerated brain aging […]

Octopuses 'rewire' their brains to adapt to different ocean temperatures

Octopuses ‘rewire’ their brains to adapt to different ocean temperatures

California two-spotted octopuses (bimaculoid octopus) can modify their RNA in response to changes in ocean temperature. (Image credit: Tom Kleindinst) As the seasons change, octopuses rewire their brains to adapt to fluctuating ocean temperatures, a new study has found. Octopuses and other cephalopods are cold-blooded or ectothermic, meaning they cannot internally regulate their body temperature. […]