It's no secret that sleep is important - but a new study, recently published in the Journal of Neuroscience suggests that "chronic sleep deprivation can make the brain "eat itself," as the cells that digest cellular debris go into overdrive," IFLScience.com reports.
UC San Franscisco researchers have made further progress in understanding the cause of alopecia and other forms of baldness, including male-pattern balding, IFLScience.com reports. They're discovery? A link between many forms of baldness and T cells - aka Tregs.
Researchers at Boston University's School of Medicine have identified a gene associated with binge eating in mice and "have found evidence that binge eating may alter the makeup of proteins in the brain," according to a release from the University.