See-through fish aid scientists in autism-related breakthrough: Biologists’ study may help unravel the reasons for ‘tummy troubles’

University of Miami researchers have discovered a clue in the humble zebrafish’s digestive tract that, one day, could help people on the autism spectrum alleviate one of the most common yet least studied symptoms of

Learning new vocabulary during deep sleep

Sleeping time is sometimes considered unproductive time. This raises the question whether the time spent asleep could be used more productively — e.g. for learning a new language? To date sleep research focused on the

Kids prefer friends who talk like they do: Growing up in diversity doesn’t make children more accepting of different accents, study says

Children tend to prefer to be friends with other children who speak with the same local accent as they have, even if they grow up in a diverse community and are regularly exposed to a