The Parasite on the Playground

Roundworm eggs, shed by stray dogs, can be ingested by children playing outside. The worm’s larvae have been found in the brain, experts say, perhaps impairing development.

The Healing Edge: Brain Surgery in 3-D: Coming Soon to the Operating Theater

New ‘videomicroscopes’ offer astounding images, helping surgeons perform and collaborate on delicate brain and spine operations.

Vegas Gunman’s Brain Will Be Scrutinized for Clues to the Killing

A Stanford neuropathologist will be looking for physical abnormalities in Stephen Paddock’s brain, although the examination is unlikely to answer the mystery of the mass killing.