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2011-09-08 14:55:21

Face and voice are the two main features by which we recognise other people.

2011-09-01 12:46:57

Our brain is divided into two hemispheres, which are linked through only a few connections.

2011-07-14 13:22:36

Two years ago, researchers at UCLA found that specific regions in the brains of long-term meditators were larger and had more gray matter than the brains of individuals in a control group.

2011-06-02 12:57:02

An advanced imaging technique has revealed that some U.S. military personnel with mild blast-related traumatic brain injuries have abnormalities in the brain that have not been seen with other types of imaging.

2011-02-10 12:42:16

In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting â„¢, in San Francisco, researchers will present findings that showed that in rats, the use of magnesium sulfate (Mg) significantly reduced the neonatal brain injury associated with maternal inflammation or maternal infection.

2011-02-08 13:29:14

The human brain operates as a highly interconnected small-world network, not as a collection of discrete regions as previously believed, with important implications for why many of us experience cognitive declines in old age, a new study shows.

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2011-01-06 13:28:25

An international team of physicists and neuroscientists has reported a breakthrough in magnetic resonance imaging that allows brain scans more than seven times faster than currently possible.

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2010-12-15 09:20:00

The brains of fighter pilots are significantly different from those of the average individual, claims a new study published Tuesday in the Journal of Neuroscience.

2010-11-26 00:01:48

A team of world expert researchers from London – funded by children’s health charity Action Medical Research with support from WellChild, the national charity for sick children – has just started an innovative project to develop a groundbreaking new way of taking MRI scans during pregnancy. (PRWeb UK) November 24, 2010 A team of world expert researchers from London – funded by children’s health charity Action Medical Research with support from WellChild,...

2010-11-02 15:26:24

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain could expand the number of stroke patients eligible for a potentially life-saving treatment.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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