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Women with sleep apnea have higher degree of brain damage than men

Women with sleep apnea have higher degree of brain damage than men

Women with sleep apnea have higher degree of brain damage than men. Women suffering from sleep apnea have, on the whole, a higher degree of […]

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Brain’s "pain map" pinpoints where it hurts

Brain’s “pain map” pinpoints where it hurts

Brain’s “pain map” pinpoints where it hurts. Scientists have unlocked details of the brain’s “pain map” for the hand, and say the findings may shed […]

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Are bees able to rejuvenate their brains

Are bees able to rejuvenate their brains

Are bees able to rejuvenate their brains? A team of scientists from Arizona State University and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences discovered that bees […]

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Brain and nervous system damaged by low-level exposure to organophosphate pesticides

Brain and nervous system damaged by low-level exposure to organophosphate pesticides

Brain and nervous system damaged by low-level exposure to organophosphate pesticides. Scientists have found that low-level exposure to organophosphates (OPs) produces lasting decrements in neurological […]

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Study bolsters link between routine hits and brain disease

Study bolsters link between routine hits and brain disease

Study bolsters link between routine hits and brain disease. The growing evidence of a link between head trauma and long-term, degenerative brain injuries was amplified […]

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Zapping body and brain boosts movement in paralysed

Zapping body and brain boosts movement in paralysed

A single session of nerve stimulation has improved the movement of people with spinal cord injuries. Mimicking the passage of nerve signals by stimulating a […]

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Precisely engineering 3-D brain tissues

Precisely engineering 3-D brain tissues

Precisely engineering 3-D brain tissues. Borrowing from microfabrication techniques used in the semiconductor industry, MIT and Harvard Medical School (HMS) engineers have developed a simple […]

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Military creates brain repository to study wounds

Military creates brain repository to study wounds

Military creates brain repository to study wounds. The Pentagon has created a brain bank in the Washington suburbs to research the damage that can occur […]

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Moral evaluations of harm are instant and emotional, brain study shows

Moral evaluations of harm are instant and emotional, brain study shows

Moral evaluations of harm are instant and emotional, brain study shows. People are able to detect, within a split second, if a hurtful action they […]

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Have you ever wondered what Albert Einstein's looked like?

Have you ever wondered what Albert Einstein’s looked like?

A picture and model of Albert Einstein’s brain was on display during a preview of a March 2012 exhibition in London called “Brains: mind of […]

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Seven may be a wonder but four is just about the limit for your brain processes

Seven may be a wonder but four is just about the limit for your brain processes

Seven may be a wonder but four is just about the limit for your brain processes. Sydney scientist has challenged the long-held wisdom that seven […]

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Family’s economic situation influences brain function in children

Family’s economic situation influences brain function in children

Family’s economic situation influences brain function in children. Children of low socioeconomic status work harder to filter out irrelevant environmental information than those from a […]

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How drugs hijack decision-making in the brain

How drugs hijack decision-making in the brain

How drugs hijack decision-making in the brain. A new cognitive science study by substance abuse researchers has discovered that an area of the brain called […]

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Switching off a specific brain region can alter ingrained habits in rats

Switching off a specific brain region can alter ingrained habits in rats

Switching off a specific brain region can alter ingrained habits in rats. Ingrained habits in rats can be quickly broken—and reestablished—by targeting and switching off […]

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High altitude climbers at risk for brain bleeds

High altitude climbers at risk for brain bleeds

High altitude climbers at risk for brain bleeds. New magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and brain research shows that mountain climbers who experience a certain type […]

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In brain, competing thoughts come in waves and rhythms

In brain, competing thoughts come in waves and rhythms

In brain, competing thoughts come in waves and rhythms. Emerging evidence suggests that a group of neurons can represent each unique piece of information, but […]

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Study of comatose brains finds changes to highly connected hub areas

Study of comatose brains finds changes to highly connected hub areas

Study of comatose brains finds changes to highly connected hub areas. Scientists have uncovered a key property of comatose brains that differentiates them from normal […]

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Researchers find evidence that brain compensates after traumatic brain injury

Researchers find evidence that brain compensates after traumatic brain injury

Researchers find evidence that brain compensates after traumatic brain injury. Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center have […]

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Neuron computer ‘invention’ hailed by scientists

Neuron computer ‘invention’ hailed by scientists

Neuron computer ‘invention’ hailed by scientists. An invention which could hold the key to building the world’s first neuron computer has been hailed by leading […]

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‘Epidemic’ of brain injuries in New Zealand

‘Epidemic’ of brain injuries in New Zealand

‘Epidemic’ of brain injuries in New Zealand. The number of New Zealanders with traumatic brain injuries has reached “epidemic levels”, with a new injury occurring […]

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‘Sleeping beauty’ gene proves beastly for sufferers

‘Sleeping beauty’ gene proves beastly for sufferers

‘Sleeping beauty’ gene proves beastly for sufferers. A mysterious molecule that turns people into modern-day Rip Van Winkles has been discovered in the brain, and […]

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Do You Use Just 10% Of Your Brain?

Do You Use Just 10% Of Your Brain?

The answer is…no! Popular “neuromyths”—such as the belief that individuals only use 10% of their brain, or that stimulus-rich environments improve the brains of young […]

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MRI Shows Brain Disruption In Patients With Post-Concussion Syndrome

MRI Shows Brain Disruption In Patients With Post-Concussion Syndrome

MRI shows changes in the brains of people with post-concussion syndrome (PCS), according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Researchers hope […]

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