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human perception

Neuroscience Research Shows the Brain Is Strobing, Not Constant

It’s not just our eyes that play tricks on us, but our ears. That’s the finding of a landmark Australian-led collaboration that provides new...
Lymphoma

New Treatment Suppresses Relapse of Eye Lymphoma in Brain

A University of Tokyo research group has found that a new treatment regimen is effective in curtailing the high rate of an intractable eye...
machine learning

Improving Clinical Trials with Machine Learning

Machine learning could improve our ability to determine whether a new drug works in the brain, potentially enabling researchers to detect drug effects that...
sleep clock

U of S Researchers Explore Sleep Clock Disruption

The husband-and-wife team of Drs. Petros and Silvana Papagerakis are faculty members and professors in the Colleges of Dentistry and Medicine, respectively. Alongside a...
sleep

Researchers Reveal New Insights into Why Sleep Is Good for Our...

Researchers at the University of York have shed new light on sleep’s vital role in helping us make the most of our memory. Sleep, they...
Ibuprofen

​Ibuprofen May Block Damage from Fetal-Alcohol Exposure

An anti-inflammatory drug may have the potential to stall the damaging effects of alcohol on the fetal brain, a new study suggests. Ibuprofen reduced neuroinflammation...
concussion damage

Computation Combats Concussion Damage

As football season rolls on, fans across the country look forward every weekend to touchdowns, tackles and tailgating. But recent news about football-induced brain...
adolescent, neurons, immune system, sintering, Melanoma, hydrogen fuel cells, Parkinson’s disease, sleep apnea, parasitic worms, melanoma, climate, wastewater

Impact of a Genetic Risk Factor for Substance Use Differs by...

In a study of adolescent boys and girls, neuroscientists at Penn State and Georgetown University Medical Center(GUMC) have found a sex difference in a...
psychiatric disorders, genes, psychiatric conditions, carotid artery

Yale Study: Brain Imaging Reveals ADHD as a Collection of Different...

Yale researchers have found that patients with different types of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have impairments in unique brain systems, indicating that there may not...
sensory neurons

Why Head and Face Pain Causes More Suffering

Hate headaches? The distress you feel is not all in your -- well, head. People consistently rate pain of the head, face, eyeballs, ears...
hippocampus

New Wake-Promoting Node Pinpointed in Brain

Scientists have identified an additional group of cells in the brain responsible for keeping us awake: the supramammillary nucleus, part of the caudal hypothalamus. Neurologists...
dementia

Exit Through the Lymphatic System

Our brain swims. It is fully immersed in an aqueous liquid known as cerebrospinal fluid. Every day, the human body produces about half a...
stroke, Depression, Oral Ailment, Acute Kidney Injury, aging, cell death, Pancreatic Cancer, Heart Disease, Macular brain, brain tumors, Huntington’s, Viral Infections, Thyroid Tumor, Carcinogens, Organ Damage, biofilms, Depression, Anxiety, emphysema, sarcoma, Immunotherapy, Parkinson’s Disease, Diagnose

Stroke Study Expands Window of Clot Removal Treatment for Some Patients

A procedure to remove clots from blocked brain vessels – known as thrombectomy - may be beneficial for some stroke patients even if they...
fruit flyvideo

Fruit Fly Brains Inform Search Engines of the Future

Every day, websites you visit and smartphone apps that you use are crunching huge sets of data to find things that resemble each other:...
memristors

Living Cell Culture Learning Process to Be Implemented for the First...

Lobachevsky University scientists under the supervision of Alexey Mikhailov, Head of the UNN PTRI Laboratory of Thin Film Physics and Technology, are working to...
future robotsvideo

Future Robots Won’t Resemble Humans – We’re Too Inefficient

Humanoid robots are a vanity project: an attempt to create artificial life in our own image – essentially trying to play God. The problem...
Neuropixels probe

Imec Designs and Fabricates World-First Miniature Neural Probe for Simultaneous Recording...

Imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nano-electronics and digital technologies, has designed and fabricated a breakthrough neural probe for the parallel recording...
transcriptome

Detecting New Proteins in Behaving Mice

The complexity of living things is driven, in large part, by the huge diversity of cell types. Since all cells of an organism share...
Memristive components

The Principle of Optical Illusions Technically Imitated

The human brain must cope with a large variety of information simultaneously so we can orientate ourselves in our environment and make quick decisions....
brain

UB Researcher Targets Specific Areas of the Brain to Better Understand...

“If we’re able to identify a therapy that has more potent effects on junk food intake as opposed to healthier foods, it could be...