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2012-05-02 11:41:06

A new mouse model of delirium developed by Wellcome Trust researchers has provided an important insight into the mechanisms underlying the condition, bringing together two theories as to its causes.

2012-04-19 21:02:30

Researchers may have found a way to protect us against otherwise deadly chemical attacks, such as the subway sarin incident in Tokyo that left thirteen people dead and thousands more injured or with temporary vision problems.

2012-02-29 12:46:12

Slowing or preventing the development of Alzheimer’s disease, a fatal brain condition expected to hit one in 85 people globally by 2050, may be as simple as ensuring a brain protein’s sugar levels are maintained.

2012-02-08 14:33:52

Some unusual alliances are necessary for you to wiggle your fingers, researchers report.

2012-01-10 21:35:36

When nerve cells communicate with one another, specialized receptor molecules on their surfaces play a central role in relaying signals between them.

2011-12-14 11:50:42

Researchers from the University of Bristol have discovered that a chemical compound in the brain can weaken the synaptic connections between neurons in a region of the brain important for the formation of long-term memories.

Research Targets Brain Region Affected By Parkinson's
2011-11-09 10:21:29

A team of researchers at The University of Western Ontario has demonstrated that elimination of one of the neurotransmitters in the part of the brain associated with Parkinson's disease may improve brain function without major adverse effects.

2011-11-09 10:08:34

A team of researchers at The University of Western Ontario has demonstrated that elimination of one of the neurotransmitters in the part of the brain associated with Parkinson's disease may improve brain function without major adverse effects.

2011-10-26 00:30:37

You wouldn’t break your car while stepping on the gas—or wash down a sleeping pill with espresso.


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immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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