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2010-12-21 15:58:34

Newly published research led by Professor Z. Josh Huang, Ph.D., of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) sheds important new light on how neurons in the developing brain make connections with one another.

2010-11-11 22:26:15

The brain works because 100 billion of its special nerve cells called neurons regulate trillions of connections that carry and process information.

2010-10-14 00:57:18

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is an extremely complicated disease. Several proteins seem to be involved in its cause and progression.

2010-09-29 13:56:30

Early life stress, such as an extreme lack of parental affection, has lasting effects on a gene important to normal brain processes and also tied to mental disorders.

2010-09-20 23:06:52

Ever wonder why it's such an effort to forget about work while on vacation or to silence that annoying song that's playing over and over in your head?

2010-08-19 14:50:38

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that yoga may be superior to other forms of exercise in its positive effect on mood and anxiety.

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2010-07-31 06:35:00

Neuroscientists have long wondered how individual connections between brain cells remain diverse and "fit" enough for storing new memories.

2010-06-09 07:03:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc.

2010-05-13 11:03:39

The new research suggests potential target for drugs to combat alcohol addiction.

2010-05-07 07:03:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.